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Himalayan Film Festival: Feature Film – The American Rimpoche

Himalayan Film Festival: Feature Film – The American Rimpoche

A Film by Nikki Appino
Music composed by Philip Glass

The Dalai Lama has achieved rock-star status and many spiritual seekers have turned to him and many Tibetan masters for answers to today’s pressing conflicts and concerns.

One such Tibetan master is Gelek Rimpoche.  Born into the aristocracy, he trained as a traditional monk but was forced to flee in 1959.  He has lived an extraordinary life spanning continents, customs, and cultures.  No longer in monks robes, now a citizen of the United States, Gelek Rimpoche finds a new title:  American Rimpoche.

About Himalayan Film Festival

The Himalayan Film Festival will give audiences a deeper understanding of the unique heritage, culture and issues confronting the region whilst exploring the majestic beauty of the Himalayas and the spirit of its people. In its third year, the festival will showcase a diverse list of films which explore themes of compassion, pilgrimage, occupation, love, peace, migration, environmental justice and human rights.

Tibetan Community of Brisbane will offer delicious Tibetan food for purchase during the Himalayan Film Festival.

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Event Snapshot

Dates: Thursday 24 November
Time: 7:30pm to 9:10pm
Tickets: General Admission $15, Package (2 events) $35
Address: 102 Main Street Kangaroo Point
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