Live From UB

Mohanik

Since the 1970s, Mongolians have fought the system through rock music. They overcame socialism and economic depression,and now they’re using music to fight globalization.

Format: HD, Archival  |  Length: 84 min

Synopsis:  LIVE FROM UB shows Mongolia through the eyes of its boldest musicians from the 1970s to today. Rock music was the catalyst for freedom, the vehicle for international curiosity, and now, the medium for Mongolian nationalism. It follows the story of today’s most promising independent band, as they create a new sound for their country and discover what it means to be Mongolian today.

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Screenings:
International Film Festival Rotterdam | Rotterdam, Netherlands | 2.3.16
Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival | 11.14.15
Sound Unseen | Minneapolis, MN | 11.13.15
University of Arizona | Tucson, AZ | 10.30.15
Mongolia International Film Festival | 10.24.15
Taiwan International Ethnographic Film Festival | Taipei | 10.3.15
Asian American International Film Festival | New York City | 7.24.15
Silk Screen Film Festival | Pittsburgh, PA | 7.12.15 + 7.18.15
Friends of Mongolia | Washington, DC | 7.10.15
Endeavours Documentary Film Festival | Singapore | 5.15.15
CIMMFest | Chicago, IL | 4.19.15

Awards:
Emerging Director of a Documentary Feature Award, Asian American International Film Festival 2015
Audience Choice Award (Documentary Feature), Asian American International Film Festival 2015

 

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