For the full UK-Ireland film tour schedule, and ticket info, visit: www.DalaiLamaFilm.com
After sold out screenings in dozens of cities in the U.S. and Canada, Los Angeles Film Director Khashyar Darvich and his two newest films featuring the Dalai Lama, ‘Dalai Lama Awakening’ (narrated by Harrison Ford) and ‘Dalai Lama’s Compassion in Action,’ travel across the UK and Ireland beginning September 21 for several screenings and audience Q&A’s in honour of the Dalai Lama’s 80th Birthday and his September visit to the UK.
In this photo, Director Khashyar Darvich meets H.H. the 14th Dalai Lama Sept 20 in London before the beginning of the Sept – Oct UK-Ireland film tour.
After one of Darvich’s interviews with the Dalai Lama, the Dalai Lama affirmed Darvich’s and Wakan Films’ motivations in producing films– “Yes I like your questions,” the Dalai Lama told Darvich, as the two were standing together talking after the interview. “Certainly, your effort can make some contribution—there’s no doubt.”
The current UK-Ireland film tour schedule, all including a Director Q&A, includes:
Sept 21 – Kent, England – ‘Dalai Lama Awakening’ Film – 6:45 p.m. – (sponsored by Bodhicharya Kent)
Sept 27 – Birmingham, England – MAC Birmingham – ‘Dalai Lama Awakening’ – 2:00 p.m
Oct 2 – Wolverhamton, England – Light House – ‘Dalai Lama Awakening’ – 8:00 p.m.
Oct 12 – London, England – St James’ Church – ‘Dalai Lama’s Compassion in Action’ – 7:00 p.m. (hosted by Alternatives)
Oct 14 – Bath, England – Picturehouse – “Dalai Lama Double Feature” (both DLA & CIA) – 6:30 p.m.
Oct 16 – Cambridge, England – Light House Cinemas – ‘Dalai Lama Awakening’ Film – 7:30 p.m.
Oct 22 – Glasgow, Scotland – Glasgow Film Theatre – ‘Dalai Lama’s Compassion in Action’ – 6:10 p.m.
Oct 23 – Perth, Scotland – Perth Playhouse – ‘Dalai Lama Awakening’ – 7.30 p.m.
Oct 25 – London, England – Tricycle Cinema – ‘Dalai Lama Awakening’ – 3:00 p.m.
To reserve tickets, please visit: www.DalaiLamaFilm.com
These will be the LAST UK-Irish screening of these 2 Dalai Lama films after having screened in over 100 cities in the U.S. and Canada.
During the Q&A, Director Khashyar Darvich will share his experience and insights working with the Dalai Lama, as well as more about the Dalai Lama’s message of putting Compassion into Action in our every day lives.
“Many films talk about how we need to become better people to make positive change in the world,” writes the Toronto Film Scene, “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.”
As well as featuring H.H. the 14th Dalai Lama, and being narrated by actor Harrison Ford, the new Dalai Lama films also features innovative thinkers such as Dr. Michael Beckwith (from The Secret), Quantum Physicists Fred Alan Wolf and Amit Goswami (from What the Bleep Do We Know), Radio Host and Author Thom Hartmann, Revolutionary Social Scientist Jean Houston and others.
To watch the film trailers:
‘Dalai Lama Awakening’ Film Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/
‘Compassion in Action Film Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/
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More information: www.DalaiLamaFilm.com