Dalai Lama Renaissance
Dalai Lama Renaissance (2007)

As the curtain rapidly fell on the 20th Century, his holiness Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet, grew so deeply troubled by the state of the modern world that he invited 40 pivotal Western thinkers to his secluded home in Northern… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 1, 2007
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Dennis Harvey

The celebratory tenor heralded by the title of Khashyar Darvich's "Dalai Lama Renaissance" belies what's onscreen.

John A. Nesbit
Old School Reviews

It's a simple truth that many know before the film starts, but the Dalai Lama serves as human exemplar for the lesson

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Robert W. Butler
Kansas City Star

Darvich does an adequate job of pointing the camera and letting people speak, but he provides no context

Sara Maria Vizcarrondo
Boxoffice Magazine

Aesthetically, Dalai Lama Renaissance is well intended, but--like the conference it depicts--in need of more thorough (self) realization.

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Rob Thomas
Capital Times (Madison, WI)

"Renaissance" seems more like video footage than a documentary, capturing a little hot air but not shedding much light.

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