IBFF: Crazy Wisdom

Program Running Time 86 min.

Films in Program

Directed By: Johanna Demetrakas
(USA, 2011, 86 mins, Blu-ray Disc)

Chogyam Trungpa, renowned Tibetan Buddhist leader, shattered notions about how an enlightened teacher should behave when he renounced his monk’s vows & eloped with a sixteen year-old aristocrat. Twenty years after his death, Trungpa’s name still evokes admiration and outrage. What made him tick? And just what is enlightenment, anyway?