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Dalai Lama:
Scientist

With extensive, rare, never before seen footage told through His Holiness's own words, discover The 14th Dalai Lama's lifelong journey into the world of science and technology and world-changing initiatives that resulted. The film encapsulates His Holiness’ long and successful bridging of minds between the scientists and Buddhist scholars in the areas of Cosmology, Quantum Physics, Cognitive Science, Psychology, and Neuroscience.

DIRECTOR & PRODUCERS: DAWN GIFFORD ENGLE
FILM STUDY GUIDE AUTHOR & CONSULTANT: SARAH HAMILTON

Dalai Lama Scientist Film Poster

COLLABORATIONS:

  • Nobel Legacy Film Productions

  • Nobel Peace Laureate: His Holiness the Dalai Lama

AWARDS:

  • Winner of over 80 awards and honors including Best Picture, Best Screenplay, Best Documentary and Best Director, and this documentary has been praised by Forbes, The Boston Globe, Elle.

  • The Independent Critic's Review "The Dalai Lama-Scientist is a revelation, both transcendent and immersive, and humanizes The Dalai Lama in a way I've never witnessed on the big screen. It's beautiful to behold. An absolute must-see."

  • View all awards here

SOCIAL IMPACT PROJECT & OUTCOMES

Designed and authored The Nobel Legacy Film Series educational "Official Film Guide for Study & Discussion." The film guides are distributed as part of Peacejam Foundation's educational curriculum to over 1.5 million students, and distributed worldwide through the films' screening licenses for film attendees and facilitators.

Dalai Lama Scientist

"Sarah, His Holiness has directed me to thank you profusely for your pivotal role in making the award winning documentary, The Dalai Lama Scientist's Official Guide for Study and Discussion. He thought that the film was in line with his efforts to be the bridge between modern science and Buddhist science. His Holiness send his prayers and good wishes."

Senior Spokesman and Private Secretary for the 14th Dalai Lama

Central Tibetan Administration

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