Women Sports Film Festival: Mira Rai Film Screening

Mira Rai follows the journey of a spirited Nepali village girl on her pursuit to being a world-recognized mountain runner.


Growing up in a remote mountain village in Nepal, Mira always dreamed of being successful in sport despite all the challenges that she and other Nepali girls face. After running away from home, Mira joined the Maoist army until as a young adult, she travelled the long distance to Kathmandu to try her luck. Out of money, she was about to return home to her village, when by chance on a morning run, she meets another runner who tells her about a long running race in the local hills. She wins the race and soon begins to realize her tough mountain village upbringing has prepared her perfectly for this sport. Filmed across Nepal, Hong Kong, Australia, Spain, Italy & France, this film tells the story of Mira’s journey in the face of adversity to compete against the world’s best mountain runners.

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March 28, 2017 at 7:00pm - 8pm
The New Parkway Theater
474 24th St
Oakland, CA 94612
United States
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