December 8 / 7:00 PM - December 8 / 9:00 PM
When the Iron Bird Flies
Tibetan Buddhism Arrives in the West
Directed by Victress Hitchcock
A 96-minute Documentary Film DVD
From the Producers of BLESSINGS: The Tsoknyi Nangchen Nuns of Tibet
“When the iron bird flies and horses run on wheels, the Tibetan people will be scattered like ants across the face of the earth.” ~8th century
Through candid interviews with contemporary teachers and practitioners, rare archival footage, and striking images of modern life that illuminate and make accessible the Buddha’s core teachings, the film creates a vivid and entertaining portrait of the world of Tibetan Buddhism, as it is manifesting in America and the West.
ANAM THUBTEN • B. ALAN WALLACE • CHOKYI NYIMA RINPOCHE • HH DALAI LAMA • DZIGAR KONGTRUL RINPOCHE • DZONGSAR KHYENTSE RINPOCHE • E. GENE SMITH • ELIZABETH MATTIS-NAMGYAL • FLEET MAULL • GESHE KELSANG WANGMO • JETSUN KHANDRO RINPOCHE • MATTHIEU RICARD • PHAKCHOK RINPOCHE • REGINALD RAY • DR. RICHARD DAVIDSON • RICHARD GERE • TSOKNYI RINPOCHE • LAMA TSULTRIM ALLIONE and others...
Open to the public- kids too
Refreshments and munchies served.