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iTunes Download: Dalai Lama Awakening (narrated by Harrison Ford)

Harrison Ford & the Dalai Lama in a new powerful film that has transformed audiences around the world.

Critics say: “BRILLIANT”“Transformational”“a Stunning Tour-de-Force”“a Powerful Cinematic Documentary” – “A RARE Film” “An extraordinary portrait of His Holiness at work.”

Available on iTunes on February 1, 2017. Available on DVD NOW. (DVD is region-free NTSC, and ships internationally).

* In cooperation with His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s Office in Dharamsala, India, a portion of each DVD sold will be used to support the Tibetan Child Orphans & Refugees with food, clothing, housing and education.


“Powerful… If you’re searching for something to inspire you, look no further than this film.”  – William Brownridge, Toronto Film Scene

“Dalai Lama Awakening is a powerful ride… that transforms itself into a moment of awakening.”

Narrated by actor Harrison Ford, Dalai Lama Awakening is 15 year realization of a cinematic dream that presents the profound and life-changing journey of innovative Western thinkers who travel to India to meet with the Dalai Lama to solve many of the world’s problems. The result was surprising and transformational.

This new documentary film was born from over 500 hours of video footage shot by 10 cinematographers over a 15 year period, and is a dramatically new “Poetic ReVision” and Director’s Cut of his award-winning Dalai Lama Renaissance which won 12 awards and screened over 1,000 times around the world. The film features Quantum Physicists Fred Alan Wolf and Amit Goswami (“What the Bleep Do We Know”), Michael Beckwith (“The Secret”), Revolutionary Social Scientist Jean Houston, and others.

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4 Dalai Lama DVDs: Dalai Lama Awakening Documentary Film, Compassion in Action, Dalai Lama Renaissance, A Revolution of Ideas



* Available on iTunes on February 1, 2017. DVD Available NOW.

* In cooperation with His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s Office in Dharamsala, India, a portion of each DVD sold will be used to support the Tibetan Children’s Village in Dharmsala, India, which helps newly arrived Tibetan orphans and refugee children with food, clothing, housing and education.

Dalai Lama Awakening, which is narrated by actor Harrison Ford, screened in cinemas to sold out audiences in over 100 cities in the U.S., Canada, UK-Ireland.

The documentary film has played in theaters in over 100 cities in the U.S., as well as in cinemas around the world. At the edge of the Millennium, the Dalai Lama of Tibet invited 40 of the West’s leading, most innovative thinkers to his residence in the Himalayan Mountains of Northern India to discuss the world’s problems and how we can solve them. What transpired was unexpected and powerful, and captured by an 18-person 5-camera film crew.

The film features quantum physicists Fred Alan Wolf and Amit Goswami (from What the Bleep Do We Know), Dr. Michael Beckwith (from The Secret),national radio host Thom Hartmann, revolutionary social scientist Jean Houston, activist Vandana Shiva (from the film The Corporation), and others. Beautifully filmed exotic scenery and Tibetan and Indian culture.

SOLD OUT Dalai Lama Awakening Documentary Film Red Carpet Premiere

“Brilliant moviemaking… A powerful and compelling message.”
– Thom Hartmann, National TV & Radio Host and Author

“[The Director] knocked it out of the park [with this film]… Brilliant and heartfelt… Get your hands on a copy because it really is a transformational experience… I felt my heart open by the end of it. It was a very beautiful experience.”
– Kristin Carlson, Radio Host, “Transformation Highway” – KZSC Radio Santa Cruz, CA

“A rare film that captures something almost inexpressible: the quietening of the conceptual mind”
– Losang Gyatso, Voice of America (VOA), Tibetan Service Chief

Audience Review: 'Dalai Lama Awakening' Documentary Film (narrated by Harrison Ford)

“SPELLBINDING… An uplifting cathartic journey that grips the soul.”
“An inspirational revelation for mankind… An everlasting awakening of the heart and mind.”
– Actress Diane Ladd – 3-time Oscar & Emmy nominee

“Yes I like your questions…”
“Certainly, your effort can make some contribution there s no doubt.”
– The 14th Dalai Lama – (to “DLR” Producer-Director Khashyar Darvich)

“Many films talk about how we need to become better people to make positive change in the world, but few make the argument as convincing as this one. The presence of the Dalai Lama is what makes this film so powerful, and you can almost feel his kindness and love through the screen. If you’re searching for something to inspire you, look no further than this film.”
– William Brownridge – Toronto Film Scene

Film Trailer for the NEW Dalai Lama Awakening Film (narrated by Harrison Ford):



“Dalai Lama Awakening is a powerful ride… that transforms itself into a moment of awakening.
– Gary M Silvia – The Dudespaper

“A beautiful and thought-provoking film… [Director] Darvich’s compassion and humanity is apparent… Note [the premiere] date because you will want to mark it on your calendar.
– Bobbie Spivey – Examiner.com

“Visually compelling, inspiring and thought-provoking. Darvich has put together a compelling, slow-burning documentary that… hits you on the way home.
– Tom Richards – Surviving Ireland

“I narrated Dalai Lama Awakening, because I believe His Holiness is making a positive influence in our world. For me, the film represented an opportunity to continue assisting the optimistic efforts of an extraordinary individual.”
– Harrison Ford – actor, narrator of “Dalai Lama Awakening”

Dalai Lama with Director Khashyar Darvich with quote


Harrison Ford with Director Khashyar Darvich and quote about Dalai Lama


121 minutes of additional Special Bonus Features included on the DVD.

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