Special Showing

The Last Dalai Lama?

August 26 and 27

Filmmaker Mickey Lemle (Ram Dass, Fierce Grace) finds the 14th Dalai Lama full of compassion, humor, and even anger, in his ninth decade. Themes of oppression and acceptance are woven throughout recollections of the Dalai Lama's vast influence, ranging from George W. Bush to the film’s accomplished composer, Philip Glass. An exploration of wholeness: the Dalai Lama confronts aging, the intersection of science and faith, and the question on everyone's mind: Will he be the last Dalai Lama?

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The Last Dalai Lama?

There will be a Skype Q&A with director Mickey Lemle on Sunday, August 27, following the 12pm show.

This documentary tells the story of the 14th Dalai Lama, who is full of compassion and humor in his ninth decade. His vast influence is shown through interviews with everyone from George W. Bush to the film’s accomplished composer, Philip Glass. The Dalai Lama confronts aging, the intersection of science and faith, and the question on everyone's mind: Will he be the last Dalai Lama?

  • Director: Mickey Lemle
  • Runtime: 1 hour 22 minutes
  • Genre: Documentary

“A surplus of wisdom and benevolence radiates from The Last Dalai Lama.”

– New York Times