His Holiness the 17th Karmapa - a 900 year old Master in the body of a young man - is visiting Europe for the first time in May/June 2014. This short film aims to summerize briefly THE STORY SO FAR - all the way from Buddha's awakening to the present day. __________________________________
• a film by: tOm Zachmeier • Musik: Chris Hinze & Sina Vodjani
• Historical 16mm footage (until 1992) from Clemens Kuby's "LIVING BUDDHA" • additional 3x4 video footage (1995-2005) from Rüdiger Findeisen and Charlee Parkinson • all 16x9 footage by tOm
THANK YOU to everyone who directly or indireclty inspired or supported this interdependent production. SPECIAL THANKS to Ringu Tulku Rinpoche for overseeing and guiding the edit.