Also Available On:Digital Buy/Rent iTunes Amazon Google Play
Monk With a Camera (DVD)
Nicholas Vreeland walked away from a worldly life of privilege to become a Tibetan Buddhist monk in 1972. Grandson of legendary Vogue editor, Diana Vreeland, and trained by Irving Penn to become a photographer, Nicholas' life changed drastically upon meeting a Tibetan master, one of the teachers of the Dalai Lama. Soon thereafter, he gave up his glamorous life to live in a monastery in India, where he studied Buddhism for fourteen years. In an ironic twist of fate, Nicholas went back to photography to help his fellow monks rebuild their monastery. Recently, the Dalai Lama appointed Nicholas as Abbot of the monastery, making him the first Westerner in Tibetan Buddhist history to attain such a highly regarded position. Monk With a Camera chronicles Nicky's journey from playboy to monk to artist.
"[Not] just the biography of a remarkable man, but a revealing meditation on the relationship between spirituality and art" - Globe and Mail
"Buried beneath the admiring encomia and ritual spectacle that clog the pores of this maddeningly tactful film is a tantalizing glimpse into the personal and institutional mechanics of Tibetan Buddhism." - NPR
"Aptly serene in tone, this pleasing documentary by Guido Santi and Tina Mascara has a built-in mix of retro celebrity and spiritual appeal."- Variety
"Like a good photograph, or a wise abbot, it only presents the evidence and allows us to arrive at truth." - The New York Times
RT' @LTSanFran': #SophieFiennes’ electrifying documentary on legendary glam-pop diva #GraceJones, GRACE JONES: BLOODLIGHT AND BAMI opens at #…
RT' @LTSanFranBay': #SophieFiennes’ electrifying documentary on legendary glam-pop diva #GraceJones, GRACE JONES: BLOODLIGHT AND BAMI opens a…
RT' @LTStLouis': '.@Miss_GraceJones': #BloodlightAndBami is an electrifying journey through the public and private worlds of the pop culture me…
On opening night of Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami in San Francisco, head to #BlackFridays at the Stud for the of…' https://t.co/o4DPQ0uWx0'
RT' @honeymahogany': Bloodlight and Bami premieres in SF this Friday and Black Fridays : Grace Jones is the official afterparty! Don’t miss o…
Pull up to the theater, baby! Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami opens Friday in 15 more cities including San Francis…' https://t.co/DvlFYWvOm0'
RT' @MetrographNYC': "I see art in everything. But it's about making it better, creating something, growing out of nothing. I'm not finished…
RT' @LTLosAngeles': #SophieFiennes’ electrifying documentary on legendary glam-pop diva #GraceJones, GRACE JONES: BLOODLIGHT AND BAMI opens a…
@Lesdoggg' @CSiriano'' @JLo' Love the look! Hope you get a chance to check out the documentary Grace Jones: Bloodlight…' https://t.co/tSz2TkGJdb'
Inquiries & Press
333 W. 39th St., Ste. 503
New York, NY 10018
Tel. (800) 562-3330
Fax. (212) 714-0871
Press & Media
For publicity assistance and press inquiries please contact us by emailing email@example.com or calling 212-629-6880.