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Friends of Tibet movie fundraiser and discussion

Thursday, July 20, 2017

7:30 PM

This special film will be shown: TRAVELLERS AND MAGICIANS

Bored with life in his tiny village, Dondup (Tsewang Dandup), a Bhutanese official infatuated with American culture, dreams of visiting the United States. On the road to Thimphu, a major city where he hopes to obtain a visa, Dondup befriends a mismatched group of travelers, including a monk (Sonam Kinga). As the trip proceeds, the monk tells his new friends about Tashi (Lhakpa Dorji), a fictional young man whose dissatisfaction leads to his undoing.Initial release: 21 April 2004 (France)

DirectorDzongsar Jamyang Khyentse Rinpoche

ScreenplayDzongsar Jamyang Khyentse Rinpoche

CastSonam LhamoLhakpa DorjiTshewang Dendupmore

ProducersRaymond SteinerMalcolm Watson

Fundraiser koha appreciated around $5 unwaged to  $15 waged. Light refreshments provided. Funds to assist healthcare costs of a  nomadic Tibetan woman who has huge costs to pay for her surgery. This woman is a cousin of Amnyi Trulchung Rinpoche.

Come along and hear the exciting news about the upcoming film at the Film Festival showing in August. 

Please support Friends of Tibet by joining in discussion about fundraiser for His Holiness Dalai Lama's visit to Aotearoa in 2018.

Earlier Event: July 14
Fundraising dinner
Later Event: September 27
Communicating from the Heart