Chicago Cultural Center, Cassidy Theatre Chicago, IL
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CIMMfest 2011: Journey of a Dream
Journey of a Dream Documentary, Canada, 81 min., Chicago premiere Directed by Shenpenn Khymsar
"I am a Tibetan. Buddhism is my philosophy. Heavy metal saved my life." Shenpenn Khymsar's life as a refugee from China's occupation of Tibet took an interesting turn when he discovered both the vibrant underground music scene of Darjeeling, home to thousands of fellow refugees, and the joys of heavy metal. The result is a portrait of how refugees worldwide use music to address their plight and the story of one captivating individual who found salvation in power chords.
In person: Shenpenn Khymsar.
With: "Made in China" (short doc about state restrictions on rock bands in China, directed by Javier Roberto Carlos, China/USA, 11 min.)
CCC Cassidy, 78 East Washington Street, Friday, April 16, 7pm, free
Included with your ticket is a one-year subscription toTime Out Chicagomagazine ($9.99 Value).*
* When you purchase a ticket or festival pass to CIMMFest 2011, this includes a 1-year subscription toTime Out Chicagomagazine valued at $9.99. There are no hidden charges and you will not receive any bills. If you do not wish to receiveTime Out Chicagomagazine, please click herewww.timeoutchicago.com/subscriptionrefundfor a full refund.
Chicago Cultural Center, Cassidy Theatre
78 East Washington
Chicago, IL 60602