'Kundun' which means 'presence' is the story of Tenzin Gyatso, the fourteenth Dalai Lama of Tibet. Told through the young eyes of HH Dalai Lama, Kundun charts his extraordinary growth from a giggling child of two and a half years into a figure who raises the world’s consciousness about the Buddhist society; of the plight of Tibet and the suffering endured by his people after the result of the Chinsese invasion of his country.
A still from 'Kundun'
Filmed in Morocco, 'Kundun' is a moving experience for everyone and viewers come away with a sense of sadness and loss for something glorious that has been interred in Tibet.
Jamyang Kunga enjoys the film with his guardian monk
'Kundun' was screened at the YB Chavan Centre on March 13, 2000