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Yellow Ticket Matinee Schedule Announced
September 2, 2021

The fall Yellow Ticket Matinee schedule includes everything “Around the World in 80 Faiths” to “The Real Chernobyl.” These are all available online. 
The Yellow Ticket Matinee is part of Global Connections, the student-initiated international education component at Walters State.
To receive your yellow ticket credit, visit this link: 

September Films
“Celebrate Nashville: A Festival Film”
In a city where one in six residents is foreign-born, the Celebrate Nashville Cultural Festival is one of Nashville’s favorite and most vibrant festivals. Visit the festival via the internet in this film.

“Life in a Day 2020 – Official YouTube Documentary”
On July 25, 2020, the world came together to tell the story of a single day on earth. Filming involved 324,000 people in 192 countries. This film contains strong themes and mature subject matter that may not be suitable for all viewers. Discretion is advised.

“Around the World in 80 Faiths”
Follow English vicar Peter Owen-Jones as he takes a year off from his work as a minister to travel the world and explore how the world practices religion.
In Episode 1, he visits Australasia and the Pacific Ring of Fire including Indonesia, the Philippines, Australia and the island of Tanna.
In Episode 2, he visits the Far East including Japan, China, South Korea and Vietnam.

October Films
“The Real Chernobyl”
This 2019 documentary seeks to tell the story of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster in Pripyat, Ukraine on April 28, 1986 from the perspective of those who lived through it. Once a thriving Soviet city with great housing and facilities for employees of the nuclear plant, Pripyat was forever changed when a malfunctioning reactor caused a huge steam explosion, resulting in the worst nuclear accident in history. 

“How to Make a Modern Indian Royal Dish | Cooking for the Crown”
Rajpipla, India Prince Manvendra Singh Gohil of Rajpipla has invited Chef Christian Bauer to prepare his grandfather’s specialty Rajpipla Chicken. Traditionally made ‘with love,’ the Prince and his uncle await Chris’ soulful interpretation.

“Around the World in 80 Faiths”
The journey of Peter Owen-Jones continues with information about new or relatively unknown faiths. 
In Episode 3,  he travels to Africa to study ancient religions and the first spirits of the Divine, including visits to Benin, Botswana, South Africa and Ethiopia.
In Episode 4, he travels to the Middle East with visits to Jerusalem, Palestine, Iraq and Turkey.

November Films
“The Rise of Mao Zedong | Parade of the Waking Giant”
On October 1, 1949 Mao Zedong held a victory celebration parade in Tiananmen Square and announced to the world the creation of a People's Republic of China. Only one sentence of Mao’s speech has ever been translated and synched to audio – until now. Go behind the scenes of this historic parade and important day with filmmaker Peter Du Cane as he unearths rare archive footage and pieces together the remainder of this historic speech and makes it whole for the first time ever. 

“High Stakes at Highclere -The Story of the Real Downton Abbey”
Before it became the setting for the hit series “Downton Abbey,” Lord and Lady Carnarvon opened the doors of Highclere Castle, their stunning lakeside country house, for a documentary all about the running of their rambling estate in Hampshire.  

“Around the World in 80 Faiths”
Peter Owens-Jones continues to explore the interactions between different cultures and faiths and how they play a major in social and political movements.
In Episode 5,  his visit to the United States includes the Bible Belt, Utah, California and Nevada.

In Episode 6, Jones visits the Indian subcontinent.

December Films
“Around the World in 80 Faiths”
Peter Owen-Jones continues to explore the faiths of the world.

In Episode 7,  his visit to Latin America includes Mexico, Bolivia and Brazil.

In Episode 8, he visits Europe, with stops in Norway, Lapland, Lithuania, Russia and Italy.