North American premiere of “Embrace”
As part of the Lens on Tibet film series, the new film Embrace (directed by Dan Smyer Yu and Pema Tashi) will have have its premier this Thursday, after a screening of Tantric Yogi. Following the narratives of a father and son, Embrace documents the complex interconnection of human communities, gods, buddhadharma, and natural landscape while shining light on the ngakpa tradition and the challenges it faces in a modern world.
Times: August 28 at 7 pm, and again on August 31 at 2 pm.
Location: 11 W. 53rd Street, New York, NY 10022.