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Words of my perfect teacher

Author: Lesley Ann PattenKent MartinJamyang KhyentseZiji Film and Television.National Film Board of Canada.All authors
Publisher: [Oakland, Calif.] : Festival Media, ©2008, 2003.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the World Cup to the mythical mountain kingdom of Bhutan, three students are on a quest that they hope will lead to wisdom. The catch is the teacher. Soccer obsessed, charismatic filmmaker and citizen of the world, Dzongsar Khyentse Norbu may be one of the world's most eminent Buddhist teachers, but it's a job description he slyly rejects at every turn.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Named Person: Jamyang Khyentse
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Lesley Ann Patten; Kent Martin; Jamyang Khyentse; Ziji Film and Television.; National Film Board of Canada.; Festival Media (Organization)
OCLC Number: 229161506
Language Note: English.
Notes: Originally produced as a documentary in 2001 and released in 2003.
Special features include interview with Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche and trailer.
Credits: Cinematographer, Kent Nason ; editors, Peter Giffen, Lesley Ann Patten.
Performer(s): Featuring Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche ; special appearances by Bernardo Bertolucci, Gesar Mukpo, Steven Seagal, Aunt Shirley.
Description: 1 videodisc (103 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC; all region; stereo.
Responsibility: produced by Ziji Film and Television in co-production with the National Film Board of Canada ; produced by Kent Martin, Lesley Ann Patten ; a film by Lesley Ann Patten ; written and directed by Lesley Ann Patten.

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From the World Cup to the mythical mountain kingdom of Bhutan, three students are on a quest that they hope will lead to wisdom. The catch is the teacher. Soccer obsessed, charismatic filmmaker and citizen of the world, Dzongsar Khyentse Norbu may be one of the world's most eminent Buddhist teachers, but it's a job description he slyly rejects at every turn.

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