About the Film:
THE LAST DALAI LAMA? takes a fresh look at what is important for the 14th Dalai Lama at 80: The historic confrontation between Tibet and China; his influence in political, spiritual, and educational spheres; work with neuroscientists; and his personal feelings on aging, dying and whether he will be the last Dalai Lama. The film artfully weaves archival and contemporary footage from Lemle’s groundbreaking COMPASSION IN EXILE: The Story of The 14th Dalai Lama (1991); intimate interviews with His Holiness, shot 25 years apart; and interviews with his family and the Westerners he’s inspired since his exile from Tibet in 1959. The film is enhanced by a beautiful original music score composed and performed by Philip Glass and Tibetan musician, Tenzin Choegyal.
Note: There will be a Skype Q&A with director Mickey Lemle following the Wednesday, Sept. 6 screening.