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The Shape of Water/ Diana's Story/ Tibetan Nun's Project

Date: Sunday, November 12, 2006
Time: 3:45 PM
Calendar11/12/2006 3:45:00 PM11/12/2006 3:45:00 PMAmerica/Los_AngelesThe Shape of Water/ Diana's Story/ Tibetan Nun's Project At The Egyptian Theater (Spielberg Theater)6712 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, CA 90028Website:

The Egyptian Theater (Spielberg Theater)
6712 Hollywood Blvd.
Hollywood, CA 90028
Map & Directions

Phone: (310) 712-1222
Tickets for this event are not on sale.
DIANA'S STORY (0:06) Dir - Listen Up! Youth Network

My country was at war for 36 years and community structures and resources have been destroyed. While a gang can protect you, it's all too easy to get hurt. I know because I was raped by one of the members of our gang. My healing comes through my involvement with the Iqui Balam Theatre Troupe.


The Chinese communist takeover of Tibet in 1959 forced more than 100,000 Tibetans to flee into exile. Over 6,000 monasteries were demolished and religious practice was deemed illegal. The Tibetan Nun's Project supports nuns in six different nunneries, two of which we have built from the ground up.

THE SHAPE OF WATER (1:10) Dir - Kum-Kum Bhavnani

The Shape of Water, narrated by Susan Sarandon, interweaves the contradictions and joys of everyday life for Khady, Bilkusben, Oraiza, Dona Antonia, and Gila in Brazil, India, Jerusalem, and Senegal. The women spearhead rainforest preservation (rubber-tappers in Brazilian rainforest): sustain a co-operative of 700,000 rural women (world's largest trades union, India): promote an end to female genital cutting (Senegal): oppose war and the occupation of Palestine (Women In Black, Jerusalem): maintain the Navdanya farm (Himalayan foothills) to further biodiversity and women's role as seed keepers. Fresh insights are offered into the tensions between new traditions and old cultures as it portrays these unsung visionaries creating a more just world.