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The Last Dalai Lama

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THE LAST DALAI LAMA? takes a fresh look at what is truly important for the 14th Dalai Lama as he turns 80: The ongoing confrontation between Tibetans and China; His Holiness’s influence in political and spiritual spheres; his work with educators and neuropsychologists; and his personal feelings on aging, dying and the question: Will there be a fifteenth Dalai Lama, or will he be the last Dalai Lama?

With extraordinary access, Director Mickey Lemle (COMPASSION IN EXILE: The Story of The 14th Dalai Lama) masterfully weaves intimate interviews with His Holiness with accounts from The Dalai Lama’s family and close friends and conversations with those he’s inspired since his exile from Tibet in 1959.

The film is a transmission of the Dalai Lama’s humor, wisdom and compassion, and is beautifully enhanced by an original music score composed and performed by Philip Glass and Tibetan music phenom, Tenzin Choegyal.

  • Year
  • Runtime
    82 minutes
  • Language
  • Country
    United States
  • Director
    Mickey Lemle
  • Producer
    Mickey Lemle
  • Cast
    The Dalai Lama, George W. Bush