3:00 pm | $10/$8 members | PG-13 | (1997) | Drama/History | 2h 15m
Q&A with Robert Thurman, Menla and Tibet House
Kundun, a biographical feature film set in Tibet from 1937-1959, directed by Martin Scorsese with an all-Tibetan cast and with music by Philip Glass. Reveals the finding, installation and education of the child Tenzin Gyatso as the 14th Dalai Lama. Culminates in his clandestine and harrowing escape from Tibet amidst the terror of the Chinese invasion and occupation.
Respondent: Robert Thurman, Menla, Phoenicia, NY/Tibet House, NYC. Columbia University Professor Thurman is most recently the author of a graphic novel depicting the life of the Dalai Lama.
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MaMA, Marbletown Multi-Arts
3588 Main Street
Stone Ridge, NY 12484
(Dharma, a Sanskrit word referring to the truth or ultimate reality of the way things really are.)
From September through January, on the third Sunday of the month at 3pm, Rosendale Theatre will show a major motion picture with a dharmic theme. After each screening, an esteemed teacher from a regional meditation center will offer a response to the film followed by a Q&A.
The originator and curator of the Series is Joanna Rotté, Professor of Theatre Emeritus and teaching-artist in the NY prison system. The Series is sponsored by MaMA in Stone Ridge (Evry Mann, founder and director) and produced in cooperation with the Rosendale Theatre Collective.