Fifth Friday Movie

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Kundun

Friday:  6:45 - 9 

May 31, 2019

Suggested Donation $3  to $10


At Porters Neck Yoga Co-op

106 Marshall Court, Unit 120

 Wilmington NC 28411.  

Behind   Winslett and Walls Dentist Offices

7643 Market St, Wilmington, NC 28411

Kundun is a 1997 epic biographical film written by Melissa Mathison and directed by Martin Scorsese. It is based on the life and writings of Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama, the exiled political and spiritual leader of Tibet. Tenzin Thuthob Tsarong, a grandnephew of the Dalai Lama, stars as the adult Dalai Lama, while Tencho Gyalpo, a niece of the Dalai Lama, appears as the Dalai Lama's mother.


 The film has a linear chronology with events spanning from 1937 to 1959; the setting is Tibet, except for brief sequences in China and India. It begins with the search for the 14th mindstream emanation of the Dalai Lama. After a vision by Reting Rinpoche (the regent of Tibet) several lamas disguised as servants discover a promising candidate: a child born to a farming family in the province of Amdo, near the Chinese border. 


Join us to see how they recognized the child who was to continue the lineage of the Dalai Lama, one of the most powerful and beloved spiritual leaders of our time.

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