Monday, April 23, 2007

Bhutan Film in NY!

Choe Da Jigten
Dzongkha with English subtitles

Show : Only One
Date : 6 May 2007
Time : 3:00 pm
Venue : Eagle Movie Theatre,

73-07 Street,Jackson Heights,
New York

The film "The Divine and the Mundane" delves into the inner turmoil of a monk torn between spiritualism and materialism. Choeda(played by Gyem Dorji) the main character, is the most learned monk in a remote monastery.One day he is overcome with self-doubt and beings to question his existence. He abandons his faith in the pursuit of a material life only to suffer every conceivable misery.How will Choeda find peace and happiness?Will he be able to repent his sins?Find out your self Gyem Dorji who plays the lead role in the movie is one the finest actors in Bhutan's rapidly evolving film industry. He has won numerous national awards for acting, script and spoken national language.
Kinley Peldon who plays the lead actress has also been recognized for her acting skills at the national level.
Director Chencho Dorji is among the upcoming breed of filmmakers with professional skills in direction and film editing.
Two popular Bhutanese singers, Nidup Dorji & Rinchen Namgay, play the supporting roles.

Produced by: Karma Lhaden Dorji

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