Yangsi (DVD)

Release Year: 2012
Running Time: 82
UPC: 7 38329 11712 2
Close Caption: Yes
Color Type: Color
Country: U.S.
Language: English
Select a Format
$29.95 $14.98 (50% off) Buy DVD
Only ships to US & Canada

Also Available On:

Kino Digital Direct
Booking Inquiry

Yangsi documents the inspiring life of a young Tibetan boy who is recognized as the reincarnation of Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche, one of the most revered Tibetan Buddhist masters of the twentieth century. The boy becomes known as The Yangsi, "the one who has come again into existence."

Narrated by Yangsi Rinpoche, the young teacher gives a first person account of his experience of growing up in, and coming to terms with, his unique inheritance. Beginning with his enthronement at age four before a crowd of fifteen thousand people, the film chronicles his upbringing with unprecedented access, capturing his education in Tibetan philosophy and ritual as well as his leisure time on the basketball court.

At the age of eighteen he assumes the role of the teacher and embarks on a world tour to continue the work of his predecessor, depicting how Buddhism can be relevant in the modern world.

"An astonishing documentary" - Spirituality and Practice

"A brilliant character sketch" - BlouinArtInfo


To read more about Kino Lorber Edu's terms of use and ordering information, visit Kino Lorber Edu.


Join the conversation
'@KinoLorber' on Feb. 15 2019 at 4:34pm
RT' @BilgeEbiri': THE GOSPEL OF EUREKA is a very special little documentary that might make you feel a little better about the world. https:/…
'@KinoLorber' on Feb. 15 2019 at 4:34pm
RT' @NewNowNext': Welcome to Eureka Springs, a "funny little haven for the misfit toys.” ' https://t.co/D0SlEO9oKD'
'@KinoLorber' on Feb. 15 2019 at 4:33pm
RT' @wexarts': "THE GOSPEL OF EUREKA...radically redefines Christian performance through the lens of queer performance, Christian faith throu…
'@KinoLorber' on Feb. 15 2019 at 4:33pm
RT' @outmagazine': 'The Gospel of Eureka' chronicles a town paradoxically home to vibrant LGBTQ+ and Christian communities that flourish alon…
'@KinoLorber' on Feb. 15 2019 at 4:01pm
RT' @FLFilmCritics': Our chair recently spoke to' @dennisscholl' &' @kareemtabsch' , the filmmakers of THE LAST RESORT, about signing to' @KinoLor…'
'@KinoLorber' on Feb. 15 2019 at 4:01pm
RT' @PopMatters': THE JOY OF SILENTS:' @FlickerAlley',' @MilestoneFilms', and' @KinoLorber' offer the works of silent film directors Georges Méliès…
'@KinoLorber' on Feb. 15 2019 at 4:01pm
@filmcenter' @dsl151'' @whitecitycinema' The mix is very unorthodox on this film. Certain channels are totally silent f…' https://t.co/blgWa2XvzI'
'@KinoLorber' on Feb. 15 2019 at 3:57pm
RT' @gablescinema': Alert! THE LAST RESORT screening and reception on Sat. 2/16 at 8:00PM is SOLD OUT. But, you can still catch this exquisit…
'@KinoLorber' on Feb. 15 2019 at 3:57pm
RT' @MovingImageNYC': “Jean-Luc Godard’s THE IMAGE BOOK could not be more of the moment. As ephemeral as a dream… framed with an injunction t…
'@KinoLorber' on Feb. 15 2019 at 3:56pm
RT' @SidGrauman': Godard fans -- join us for opening weekend of THE IMAGE BOOK at the Aero and enter to win one of these beauties! Starting F…
Tweet Now!

Inquiries & Press

General Inquiries

Kino Lorber, Inc.
333 W. 39th St., Ste. 503
New York, NY 10018

Tel. (212) 629-6880
Tel. (800) 562-3330
Fax. (212) 714-0871

Press & Media

For publicity assistance and press inquiries please contact us by emailing dninh@kinolorber.com or calling 212-629-6880.

Educational

Please visit our educational site at www.KinoLorberEDU.com

For assistance with educational orders, please contact us at:

Phone:212-629-6880
Fax: 212-714-0871
email: edu@kinolorber.com