View site in English, Español, or Français
The fair-trade ticketing company.
Sign Me Up!  |  Log In
 
Find An Event Create Your Event Help
 
Crossing Bhutan - Community Showing, Santa Cruz, CA
Santa Cruz High School Theatre
Santa Cruz, CA
Share this event:
Get Tickets
Date
Jan 27, 2017 7:00 PM
January 27, 2017, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM



Admission Level Price Quantity
Individual Ticket $12.00 ($13.41 w/service fee)
Individual Ticket  
Child/Student Ticket $10.00 ($11.34 w/service fee)
Child/Student Ticket - must show student ID at door  
Individual Ticket PLUS Book $22.00 ($23.76 w/service fee)
Individual Ticket PLUS signed copy of Terri's new book; Dirty Inspirations: Lessons From the Trenches of Extreme Endurance Sports  
 
Delivery
(United States - Change Country)
 


Event

Crossing Bhutan - Community Showing, Santa Cruz, CA
Crossing Bhutan

Community Showing of the film, discussion about Bhutan, meet the Team, book signing and more!
Santa Cruz High School Theatre
Santa Cruz, CA,  
January 27, 2017
7:00 PM

Kids Welcome!
Proceeds from this event will go to Santa Cruz High School Cross Country team as well as Bhutan Association of Women Entrepreneurs.

The Film: Bhutan is known as the last Himalayan Buddhist Kingdom and one of the happiest places on earth. Crossing Bhutan tells the story of four veteran athletes and their journey to explore Bhutans enigmatic policy of Gross National Happiness (GNH) by making the first-ever 485 mile, border-to-border crossing of this isolated kingdom entirely by foot and bike.

This visually stunning documentary features narration and original music from Grammy award-winning musician Imogen Heap as well as contributions from avant-cellist Zoe Keating. A unique partnership with the government granted filmmaker Ben Henretig unique access, providing an immersive lens into Bhutans pristine wilderness and ancient culture. (Bhutans policy of Gross National Happiness mandates that Bhutan maintain at least 70% forest cover, making Bhutan one of the only countries in the world that is actively carbon negative, actively sequestering carbon from the atmosphere. )

Bhutans new Prime Minister, Tshering Tobgay, makes a cameo in the film to join the team for a biking leg of their journey, providing a unique lens into Bhutans budding biking culture and the role of Gross National Happiness in steering Bhutans unique approach to development, If our people are not happier more prosperous, more content, then the very purpose of development must be questioned. So [;;;;;;Gross National Happiness];;;;;; is like a conscience - our collective conscious to development.

Due to its geographical isolation, Bhutan remained isolated from the world until 1999, when it became the last country in the world to legalize television and the internet. Crossing Bhutan provides a glimpse of a culture at a crossroads, as Western culture starts to shape a new generation of Bhutanese. But they are not the only ones undergoing a transformation: when the demands of the grueling 42-day, 485-mile journey push the team beyond their breaking point, they themselves must confront the challenge inherent in walking what Buddhists call the Middle Path - embracing the benefits of our goal oriented, fast-paced modern life while still honoring the ancient traditions and values that makes Bhutan so unique.

For detailed info on Terri's book, Dirty Inspirations: Lessons From the Trenches of Extreme Endurance Sports - go to this link - http://terrischneider.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/DI-Book-Info-Pages.pdf

Location

Santa Cruz High School Theatre (View)
415 Walnut Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
United States


Categories

Film > Movies
Other > Charity
Other > Family-Friendly
Other > Fundraisers

Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!

Contact

Remind Me

Outlook/iCal/Sunbird

Google Calendar

Email me days before.

Contact us
Email
support@brownpapertickets.com
24/7 Customer Service
1-800-838-3006 US, Canada, Puerto Rico
Resources
Careers
Press
Developers
Help
Ticket Buyers
Track Your Order
Browse Events
Locations
Event Producers
Create an Event
Pricing
Services
Buy Pre-Printed Tickets
The Venue List
Join the mailing list
Get spam-free daily notifications of new events in your neighborhood!
Customize your mailing list
Connect with us
Friend us on Facebook
Follow us on Twitter
Watch us on YouTube
Read our blog
Get to know us
Meet the Doers
Use of Brown Paper Tickets is subject to our Terms & Conditions. All rights reserved. © 2000-2016 Mobile EN ES FR