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14th Dalai Lama – An uplifting story – Documentary (Upper Story, 2020) @ Hungary’s Cinemas

Director Alessandra Pedrotti Catoni
Screening time: 95 minutes
Nation: Italian  – In English with Hungarian subtitles

Not recommended for children under 12 years of age

Hungarian cinema screening: Thursday, April, 21. 2022.

The documentary, co-produced by Tendzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet, discusses the compatibility of cognitive neuroscience with Buddhist ethics. The film carries a powerful spiritual message for our times.

Now-a-days, a lot of individuals are suffering from various mental illnesses. Thanks to this research we can now get a much clearer picture of our minds, and now understand our impulses, how we can train our minds, how we can master our negative impulses, how we can bring about our personal spiritual-mental harmony, and with all this, how we can build a fairer, healthier human society based on love.

Speakers in the documentary are:
Professor Tendzin Gyatso – 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet, Dr. Susan Bauer Wu – President of the Mind & Life Institute, founded by the Lama, Dr. Richard Davidson – Professor at the University of Wisconsin, Dr. Matthieu Ricard – Tibetan monk of French descent, PhD in molecular genetics, Prof. Tania Singer – Head of the Department of Social Issues at the Max Planck Institute – Together with her team, develops the foundations for an experimental- fairer society, Prof. Uri Hasson – Professor at the Faculty of Psychology at Princeton University – Head of the University’s Department of Neuroscience, Prof. Lobsang Tendzin Negi – former Tibetan monk, Thukten Dema – Tibetan nun, Katie Kane, Christian Vallejo and Caroline Wilkinson are students at Emory University and guest students at the Spiritual and Body Summer Course at Loseling Monastic University.

Director Alessandra Pedrotti Catoni met her Holiness at the age of nineteen and has been doing mental exercises for nearly twenty years now that, when properly applied, can lead to a happier life.

Source: Pannonia Entertainment Ltd.

Update by Aggie Reiter