Program Details

An Uncommon King

February 17 / 2:00 PM - February 17 / 4:00 PM

A screening of this remarkable feature documentary on Shambhala’s leader, Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, will take place during the new DOCTALKS Festival , part of the City’s FROSTival celebrations.

The film will be shown at the Charlotte Street Arts Centre on Sunday, Feb. 17th, at 2pm. Following the showing of the film, there will be a panel discussion including the filmmakers, Shambhala teacher and practitioner Craig Schneider, and author and Zen practictioner Rick McDaniel.

Halifax sangha member Johanna Lunn made this film, shot over 17 years in 12 countries. Johanna will be will be in attendance and participate in the panel discussion.

“There are two kinds of leaders in this world: those who exert their power over others to control them and those who teach others to be leaders of their own lives.”  To view a trailer of the film, go to

Everyone in the Fredericton Shambhala community and the general public are encouraged to attend and participate in the panel discussion.

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