*Films for Adults - The Cup (Phörpa)

Event detail
CALENDAR_ADD_TO_MY
 

The Cup (Phörpa, 1999)

While the soccer World Cup is being played in France, two young Tibetan refugees arrive at a monastery/boarding school in exile in India. Its atmosphere of serene contemplation is somewhat disrupted by soccer fever.  Prevented by various circumstances from seeing the Cup finals on television in a nearby village, the young monks plan to rent a TV set for the monastery. The enterprise becomes a test of solidarity, resourcefulness and friendship for the students, while the Lama, head of the monastery, contemplates the challenges of teaching the word of Buddha in a rapidly changing world. Presented in Dzongkha with English subtitles.  Rated G.  93 minutes.

Upcoming Events

Preschool Films
Tuesday, September 2, 2014
Parkside, Parkside Children's Area
Architecture and the City Film Festival
Wednesday, September 3, 2014
Main Library, Koret Auditorium
Thursdays @ Noon Film -- Hoffa
Thursday, September 4, 2014
Main Library, Koret Auditorium

More related events

*Funded by Friends of the San Francisco Public Library.

Take our survey