The Cup (1999)

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The Cup (1999)

Date: Friday, June 06, 2014
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:40 pm
Director: Khyentse Norbu
Type: Film

A group of young Tibetan monks find themselves torn between their spiritual pursuits and their love for soccer in the comedy The Cup. World Cup fever has swept the globe, finding its way into a remote Buddhist monastery nestled in the Himalayas of northern India. While their teachers try to keep the young monks focused on their studies, they will do just about anything to watch the final match. An inspiring tale of colliding cultures, midnight escapades and daring secret plots is all set against the rich traditions of Tibetan Buddhism and art.

Rated G | In Tibetan, with English subtitles.

Theater | Free | No reservations needed