Watch When the Iron Bird Flies
- 1 hr 36 min
This documentary co-produced and directed by Victress Hitchcock explores the global spread of Tibetan Buddhism and its tenets in the aftermath of the 1959 Communist Chinese invasion and occupation of Tibet. The film provides insightful interviews with many leading Buddhist authors and adherents, including Elizabeth Matthis, Jetsun Khandro Rinpoche, B. Alan Wallace, E. Gene Smith and many others. It runs for 96 minutes, and a special DVD release contains additional interviews. When the Iron Bird Flies also offers some background information into the traditional practice of Buddhism from an historical perspective. It will appeal to anyone interested in Buddhist practices.