mjj (flemmings) wrote,
mjj
flemmings

My wild and crazy social life: went to a movie last night, in a movie theatre! for the **second** time in six months!! which is little short of amazing.

Film was Unmistaken Child, part of the Tibet Film Festival, and the Bloor was full of Tibetans, natch, and large white middle-aged people not unlike myself; which is, in fact, one reason why I don't go out much. The large white middle-aged people are also remarkably loud.

The film itself is a love story and made me cry. Online reviews are palpably uneasy with the subject matter ('of course we all know reincarnation is a myth') and not much help. But a question I have-- if the filmmaker didn't meet the young monk Tenzin Zopa until 2002, the year after his master died, how'd he get the footage of the funeral, complete with close-ups of the corpse and the post immolation sifting through the ashes?
Tags: film, rl_10
Subscribe

  • (no subject)

    I hate when my technology starts playing silly buggers. Was at the desktop this morning, everything fine, paused to glance at my phone, and suddenly…

  • (no subject)

    Maybe it's my tablets synching with each other, maybe it's just google chrome being arbitrary, but the settings and presentation on this beast have…

  • (no subject)

    The Guardian page has gone back to its former layout, DW has gone back to its former layout, the keypad has gone back to its former fonts, and…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

  • 1 comment