MIAMI, FL – In honor of the Dalai Lama’s Oct 26 visit to Miami, Florida, the ‘Dalai Lama Renaissance’ Documentary Film (narrated by Harrison Ford) and its Director Khashyar Darvich have been invited to open a red carpet VIP event for the film on October 28.
The organizers of the Dalai Lama’s Oct 2010 visit to Miami, Zen Village of Coconut Grove FL, chose ‘Dalai Lama Renaissance’ (www.DalaiLamaFilm.com) to open their festival in a red carpet premiere event, which will be held on Thursday October 28 at the Paragon Grove theater in Coconut Grove.
VIP guests, as well as press, are expected to attend the ‘Dalai Lama Renaissance’ screening and Q&A.
Director Khashyar Darvich will attend several events surrounding the Dalai Lama’s visit, and will lead a Q&A after screening of the film as well as meet with audience members.
On October 28, events will begin at an art gallery a few doors down from the Paragon Grove Theater, where the Venerable Choje Lama Phuntsok Rinpoche, who is the Abbot of Karma Lekshey Ling Academic Monastery in Nepal, will be welcomed at the beginning of a Sand Mandala Ceremony. A cocktail reception will take place during “The Art of Artlessness” Zen art exhibition. A Chinese Dragon Dance will close the reception and lead the group of VIPs and press to the Paragon Cinema, where a red carpet premiere for ‘Dalai Lama Renaissance’ will open the festival.
‘Dalai Lama Renaissance’ and Director Darvich have been chosen and invited by many organizers of visits by the Dalai Lama to screen at Dalai Lama visits and talks, including in Los Angeles, Hungary, Fort Lauderdale, and other cities around the world.
The film has screened in hundreds of cities around the world, and has won 12 awards and is the official selection of over 40 film festivals around the world.
‘Dalai Lama Renaissance’ and Director Darvich will be traveling across the U.S. through November 20 to attend several screenings and Q&A’s in New York, Toronto, Indiana, Santa Barbara and Providence (RI).
On November 24, the Film and Director begin a 5 week screening and Q&A tour of Australia. In May and June, ‘Dalai Lama Renaissance’ and Darvich will travel to the UK and Ireland for a film tour.
For more information about the Miami screening and Director Q&A, as well as other screenings on the tour, please visit: www.DalaiLamaFilm.com/events
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