FESTIVALS: * Leipzig * Popoli * IDFA: Masters * Solothurner Filmtage * One World Int'l Film Festival * Krakow Film Festival * Sydney Film Festival * New Zealand International Film Festival
AWARDS: * Top 20 IDFA Audience Award
* Cine Golden Eagle Award (USA)
* Mexico Film Festival - Silver Palm Award
Human Interest, Religion, Social Issues
Running time |
82’ - 58’
Zohe Film Productions, Buddhist Broadcasting Foundation, Lichtblick Film, Ventura Film, Vivo Film
MY REINCARNATION is an epic father-son drama, spanning two decades and three generations, about spirituality, cultural survival, identity, inheritance, family, growing old, growing up, Buddhism, Dzogchen—and past and future lives.
The film follows the renowned reincarnate Tibetan spiritual master, Chögyal Namkhai Norbu, as he struggles to save his spiritual tradition, and his Italian born son, Yeshi, who stubbornly refuses to follow in his father’s footsteps.
Yeshi was recognized at birth as the reincarnation of his father’s uncle, a high spiritual master who died at the hands of the Chinese in Tibet. But while Yeshi longs for a normal life, he cannot escape his destiny...