What happens when a flamboyant Tibetan promoter organizes a Western-style beauty pageant complete with girls in bikinis and evening gowns in the politically charged exiled Tibetan community high in a Himalayan mountain town?

“Miss Tibet: Beauty in Exile” uncovers the improbable connection between a Tibetan Beauty Pageant and the contemporary Tibetan struggle for survival.

“If You Dare” follows a group of children and the adult artists who mentor them in a theater program for at-risk kids. The stories of the children of the Chicago Avenue Project offer a view from inside of the highs and lows, struggles and triumphs involved in a small theater company’s efforts to make a difference in the lives of children facing challenges of inner city life.