Global Experience: Sister Cities Film Festival
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The IRC's Global Experience series asks, "What's your global story? Do you get the chance to share it?" Join the IRC as we attend the Xi’an and Yan’an Sister Cities Committees’ film showing of Paths of the Soul (original title: Kang Rinpoche). Following the film, there will be a post-film discussion, and then IRC attendees are invited to relocate to a nearby restaurant for lunch.

When: Saturday, July 14, 2018
Doors open 10 a.m. • Film starts 10:30
Where: Tivoli Cinemas
4050 Pennsylvania Ave.
Kansas City, Missouri  64111
United States
Contact: April Diaz

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This film covers the journey on foot of a group of Tibetans on a 1,200 kilometer pilgrimage to Lhasa, the holy capital of Tibet. As their Tibetan Buddhist faith requires, they prostrate themselves every few steps, making their long walk an act of utmost religious devotion. Director: Zhang yang - Language: Tibetan with English Subtitles

About the Sister Cities Association
For over 50 years, Sister City International (SCI) has served as a catalyst for international understanding and community development, honoring a legacy of citizen diplomacy begun by President Eisenhower in 1956. Today Sister City Associations across the nation continue to be a trendsetter in the citizen exchanges arena. Kansas City has been a proud member of SCI since 1967 and presently has 13 cities around the world that they call their “Sister City.”

Directions and Parking
The Tivoli Cinemas are located in the Manor Square building in the heart of the Kansas City's historic Westport entertainment district. Free covered parking is available in the Manor Square Parking Garage. Entrances to the garage are located on Mill Street (west side) and Pennsylvania Avenue (east side). The main pedestrian entrance is on Pennsylvania. Look for our large sign above the doorway. The Tivoli Box Office is located on the ground level of Manor Square. The theaters are located on the second level and can be accessed by the stairs or by the elevator to the left of the box office.