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Journey from Zanskar - a monks vow to children

When:

Tue 16 Mar 2010, 8:30pm
Sat 20 Mar 2010, 4:45pm
Fri 26 Mar 2010, 4:30pm

Where: Reading Cinema, 100 Courtenay Place, Te Aro, Wellington

Restrictions: All Ages

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"How far would you go to save your dying culture?"

Fred Marx, producer of Sundance Audience Winner Hoop Dreams, brings us Journey from Zanskar. Zanskar - the last remaining Tibetan Buddhist society with a continuous untainted lineage dating back 1,000s of years. In 3-5 years a road connecting Zanskar (North Tibet) with the rest of India will be finished. The route which previously took up to two days by car will take only 4-5 hours. The Dalai Lama instructed 2 monks to do everything in their power to insure that Zanskar’s culture, language, and religion survive.

A link to the trailer is here: http://journeyfromzanskar.com/trailer.asp

"A major talent in American filmmaking. All [Fred Marx's] work is imbued with power, intelligence, social concern, and utter dedication." -- Gerry Richman, PBS