Join us following the screening for a Q&A with director Khashyar Darvich
Narrated by Harrison Ford, DALAI LAMA AWAKENING presents the profound and life-changing journey of innovative Western thinkers who travel to India to meet with the Dalai Lama. Born from over 500 hours of video shot over a 15 year period, the film is a Director’s Cut of Khashyar Darvich’s award-winning DALAI LAMA RENNAISANCE.
In the inspiring and thought-provoking COMPASSION IN ACTION, the Dalai Lama and some of the most innovative and revolutionary thinkers of our time explore the sources of unhappiness and happiness in our world. This film is a deeper exploration of the ideas presented in DALAI LAMA AWAKENING.
149 min | R
Oscar nominee Paul Thomas Anderson (THERE WILL BE BLOOD, BOOGIE NIGHTS) adapts Thomas Pynchon’s acclaimed, cult-favorite detective novel in this richly funny psychedelic romp. With a cast of characters that includes surfers, hustlers, dopers, and rockers, INHERENT VICE follows Doc Sportello (Joaquin Phoenix), a private detective in late–60s Los Angeles. As he attempts to track down his ex–girlfriend (Katherine Waterston) and a plot to have her billionaire lover committed to the looney bin, Doc is thrown into a world of low–level crime and intrigue. The audacious stoner noir also stars Josh Brolin, Reese Witherspoon, and Benicio del Toro.
Paul Thomas Anderson
Paul Thomas Anderson, Thomas Pynchon (novel)
Joaquin Phoenix, Josh Brolin, Katherine Waterston, Reese Witherspoon
125 min | R
Academy Award winner Reese Witherspoon, director Jean-Marc Vallee (DALLAS BUYERS CLUB), and screenwriter Nick Hornby (AN EDUCATION) bring bestselling author Cheryl Strayed’s extraordinary adventure to the screen in WILD. After years of reckless behavior, a heroin addiction, and the destruction of her marriage, Strayed makes a rash decision. Haunted by memories of her mother (Oscar nominee Laura Dern) and with absolutely no experience, she sets out to hike more than a thousand miles on the Pacific Crest Trail all on her own. As Strayed forges ahead on her rugged and emotional journey, the wild landscape maddens, strengthens, and ultimately heals her.
Nick Hornby, Cheryl Strayed (book)
Reese Witherspoon, Laura Dern, Gaby Hoffman