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New York, NY: Award-winning Dalai Lama Renaissance Film, and its Director, Appear in New York City for Special Screenings Nov 3 – 14
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New York, NY: Award-winning Dalai Lama Renaissance Film, and its Director, Appear in New York City for Special Screenings Nov 3 – 14

Narrated by Harrison Ford, the film and Director Khashyar Darvich travel to New York City (Nov 3 – 11) for special screenings and filmmaker Q&A’s.

The New York venues include screenings at: Robert Thurman’s Tibet House on Nov 11, the Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art on Nov 3 in Staten Island, New York’s Insight Meditation Center on Nov 12, and the Unity Center of Practical Christianity on Nov 14

New York, NY – After winning 12 awards, and screening in hundreds of cities around the world, the ‘Dalai Lama Renaissance’ Documentary Film and Director Khashyar Darvich travel to New York City from November 3 through November 14 for special film screenings and Director Q&A’s.

The New York City schedule (all with in-person Director Q&A’s) includes:

-November 3: Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art in Staten Island. Starting time is 7 p.m. Ticket Information: http://www.tibetanmuseum.org/

-November 11: Tibet House (where Robert Thurman – author, Buddhist scholar, and friend of His Holiness the Dalai Lama – is Executive Director, and may appear in person at the screening). Starting time is 7 p.m. Ticket Information: http://www.tibethuse.us/

-November 12: New York Insight Meditation Center. Starting time is 7 p.m. Ticket Information: http://www.nyimc.org/

-November 14: Unity Center of Practical Christianity. Starting time is 6 p.m. Ticket Information: http://www.unitynewyork.org/

Featuring the Dalai Lama, and narrated by actor Harrison Ford, the film (http://www.dalailamafilm.com/) tells the story of 40 Western innovative thinkers who travel to the Himalayan Mountains of India to meet with the Dalai Lama to solve many of the world’s problems. What happened was powerful and unexpected, and was captured by a five camera, 18 person crew.

The film features two of the starring quantum physicists from the hit theatrical documentary ‘What the Bleep Do We Know,’ Fred Alan Wolf and Amit Goswami. Also appearing in ‘Dalai Lama Renaissance’ are Michael Beckwith (who appears in ‘The Secret’), radio host and author Thom Hartmann, revolutionary social scientist Jean Houston, Vandana Shiva (social activist, “The Corporation”), and other prominent thinkers.

Amy Wong of LA Yoga Magazine writes: “it is a stunning tour-de-force [and an] intimate glimpse into the Dalai Lama’s life.”

Film Critic John Griffin of the Montreal Gazette called ‘Dalai Lama Renaissance’ “a provocative, even enlightening film… fascinating, ravishingly beautiful and sonically soothing.”

Film Threat Magazine’s Rick Kisonak said “Dalai Lama Renaissance” is a “comedy sensation,” adding, “I can’t remember the last time a movie made me laugh so hard.”

“I look forward visiting New York City,” says Director Khashyar Darvich, “to share the film with New York audiences, as well as speak with them about the inner journey of personal transformation, in the presence of the Dalai Lama, that was captured in the film.”

Additional screenings in the U.S. and Canada tour include:

-November 4 & 5: Montreal, Canada – McAuslan Cultural Centre. Starting Times are 7 p.m. Ticket Information: http://www.hhdlstudycirclemontreal.com/

-November 6 & 7: Toronto, Canada – Canadian Tibetan Cultural Centre

-November 9: Providence, Rhode Island – Providence Zen Center. Starting Time is: 6:30 p.m. Ticket Information: http://www.providencezen.org/

-November 19 & 20: Santa Barbara, California – Center of the Heart. Starting Time is: p.m. Ticket Information: http://www.centeroftheheart.com/

On November 24, Darvich travels with the film to Australia for a five week multi-city Australian tour.

Additional screenings of the film, around the world, can be found at: www.DalaiLamaFilm.com/events





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