Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

at 11 am and 1 pm

St. Michael's College, VT

Screening of a NEW 50 -minutes cut of

Welcome to Vermont: four short stories

Followed by discussions with the filmmaker.

For more info, please contact mira@miraniagolova.com

Saturday, October 1, 2011 at 10-4:30PM
River Arts, 74 Pleasant Street | Morrisville, Vermont 05661

Social Documentary Film Workshop with Mira Niagolova

Registration information available at
or call 802 888-1261

June 17th and 18th, 2011

Conceiving and Planning a Social Documentary Film

taught by filmmaker Mira Niagolova.

The workshop will run from 9 am to 4 pm at the Vermont Folklife Center’s headquarters building in Middlebury.

This workshop is limited to 14 participants. Registration deadline is June 13.

Registration forms and tuition information are available on line at www.vermontfolklifecenter.org or by calling (802) 388-4964.

All classes are held in the Vermont Folklife Center building at 88 Main Street in downtown Middlebury.

May 25th, 2011 at 3:00 pm

Vermont Students Assistance Corporation
10 E.Allen Street, Winnoski, VT

Screening of
Welcome to Vermont as a work-in-progress followed by a discussion.

March 29th at 4:00 pm

Farrell Room, St. Michael's College

Screening of
Welcome to Vermont as a work-in-progress followed by a discussion.

Mira will be joined by a representative from the Vermont Refugee Resettlement Program to talk about recent arrivals to our state and possible volunteer or service-learning opportunities.

This event is part of a presentation series designed to provide ongoing opportunities for members of the St. Michael’s College community to hear from and interact with faculty, students, partners, and professional experts working in, with, and for the wider community
in an academic context. Be inspired by new opportunities and collaborations for your research, learning, or teaching.

All are welcome.

Sponsored by the Office for Excellence in Community-Engaged Learning

January 28th at 6:30 pm

Community College of Vermont

Screening of Welcome to Vermont (work-in-progress) followed up by a discussion with the filmmaker.

December 15th at 10:00 am

and 5:30 pm

Chelsea Public Library, Vermont

Screenings of A Parallel World and
Welcome to Vermont (work-in progress)
Followed up by a discussion with the filmmaker.

Sponsored by Chelsea Public School and the library.
More info at 802-685-2188 or chelsealibrary@chelsealibrary.com.

November 14th at 12:30 pm
Unitarian Church, Burlington, Vermont

Screenings of A Parallel World and
Welcome to Vermont (work-in progress)
Followed up by a discussion with the filmmaker.
The screening is part of VHC Program
Vermont Reads The Day of the Pelican.

Thursday, November 11, 2010, 7:00 PM

Isley Public Library

75 Main Street

Middlebury, VT

The Vermont Folklife Center, the Ilsley Public Library and the Vermont Humanities Council present a screening of Mira Niagolova's documentary,
A Parallel World
, on November 11th , 2010 at 7:00 PM
in the Ilsley Public Library Community Room.

Mira will also share an excerpt from her current work, Welcome to Vermont.

This free event commences a series of events centered on the Vermont Reads book Day of the Pelican, by Katherine Paterson.

Thursday, October 21, 2010, 6:30 PM

Vershire, Vermont

Meet the Director - As Part of Vermont Reads, Mira will present:

A Parallel World and a NEW cut of Welcome to Vermont

Screenings and workshops with Mira Niagolova during the Cross-Training Statewide Conference for Victim Advocates and Refugee/Immigrant Service Providers.

For more information call: (802) 685-3151.

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

McCarthy Arts Center

St. Michael’s College

Colchester, Vermont

10:45 AM Workshop:

A Parallel World, screening and discussion with the filmmaker.

2:45 PM Workshop:

Welcome to Vermont, work-in-progress screening and discussion with director. Some of the featured individuals in the film will be present to speak with the audience and answer questions.

The workshops are recommended for anyone who is interested in learning more about refugee groups, their culture, their history, and their experience of coming to this country and living in Vermont.

4:00 PM Reception.

Sponsored by:

A project of the Vermont Center for Crime Victim Services

September 29, 2010, 6:00 PM

Brownell Library

6 Lincoln Street

Essex Junction, VT 05452

Dine and Discuss:

Screening of A Parallel World and discussion of Katherine Paterson's book The Day of the Pelican selected for the Vermont Humanities Council's Vermont Reads state wide reading program.

September 22, 2010, 7:00 PM

Brownell Library

6 Lincoln Street

Essex Junction, VT 05452

Welcome to Vermont - work-in-progress screening and a follow up discussion.

Some of the primary individuals featured in the film will be in attendance.

The program includes also a screening of A Parallel World.

"These movies mirrors the story in Day of the Pelican by Katherine Paterson being read all over Vermont as part of Humanities Council Program Vermont Reads 2010 about an Albanian girl who, with her family escapes to Vermont. We are excited to have such a talented local filmmaker share her art and stories with Brownell’s patrons,“ says Penny Pillsbury, Library Director.

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