"A surplus of wisdom and benevolence radiates from 'The Last Dalai Lama?'"
“The Last Dalai Lama?” spends a lot of time looking back. A collection of moments rather than a linear story, this film is at its best when it’s suffused with the presence of the Dalai Lama, whether he is watching schoolchildren in Canada practice gratitude or meditating on separating his consciousness from his body in preparation for death. READ MORE
"Will there ever be another figure like the Dalai Lama? “The Last Dalai Lama?” reaches beyond its title question mark"
The thing you want from a documentary about his holiness the 14th Dalai Lama is the chance to get right up close to him, in the way that movies can do. You want the chance to bask in his presence and come out with a heightened sense of what he’s about. “The Last Dalai Lama?” accomplishes that, and with an offhand eloquence... READ MORE
‘The Last Dalai Lama’ shows a spiritual leader at peace
Much of Lemle’s film simply travels with the Dalai Lama as his influence is seen in classrooms, religious centers and political capitals around the world. One of his greatest strengths is as a listener, but he is an accessible speaker as well, laughing easily and conveying simple ideas (“fear and anger weaken the immune system”) that can influence a life. READ MORE
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