Sunday, 10 May 2009

Sogyal Rinpoche Documentary at IBFF 2009

The documentary Sogyal Rinpoche: Ancient Wisdom for the Modern World will have its UK premiere tomorrow as part of this year's International Buddhist Film Festival in London. Directed by German filmmaker Boris Penth, it includes extensive interviews with Sogyal Rinpoche carried out at his family home in Sikkim and in Lerab Ling, and also features Professor Samdhong Rinpoche, Lodi Gyari Rinpoche, John Cleese and senior Rigpa students. It will be shown at the Barbican Centre, Cinema 2, at 20.45. The director is expected to attend. More details can be found here.

Tuesday night will see the UK premiere of a documentary on Matthieu Ricard, attended by the directors and Matthieu himself.

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