A Special Screening of VARA: A BLESSING by Khyentse Norbu

Guest-of-Honour, the Director and Award-Winning Filmmaker, Khyentse Norbu will have a "Q&A" session after the screening.
Vara: A Blessing (Bhutan, 2013), is the award-winning third feature film by Bhutanese director and writer, Khyentse Norbu. Norbus previous films are The Cup (1999) and Travellers & Magicians (2003). Vara is Norbus first English-language feature film.

Vara is a celebration of classical Indian music and dance. It tells a timeless tale of devotion and is set within the lush backdrop of rural India. The film stars Shahana Goswami and Devesh Ranjan and is based loosely on Bengali author, Sunil Gangopadhyays short story, Rakta Aar Kanna (Blood and Tears).

Vara was the opening film of the prestigious Busan International Film Festival in 2013 and has gone on to screen at many international film festivals, including BFI London Film Festival, Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival, Beijing International Fil Festival and the Tribeca Film Festival, where it won the Best Online Feature Film in Tribeca’s Online Competition.

- Registration starts at 7:00PM
- Dress code: Smart casual (Beanbag seat ticket holders: Please dress comfortably)
- Admission - Seating is on a first come first served basis

* MDA Rating : PG (Parental Guidance)

For those who are interested to attend Khyentse Norbu’s public talks on the 9th & 10th of May, here is the information: http://dharmaspore.org/register

Event Timeline
Fri May 8, 2015
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM SGT
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Venue Address
6001 Beach Road #05-00, Golden Mile Tower (Next to Golden Mile Complex), Singapore 199589 Singapore
5min walk from Nicoll Highway Station (Circle Line) and 13min walk from Bugis & Lavender Stations. If you are driving, park on the 5th level of Golden Mile Tower. Look out for a short flight of steps that lead towards grey doors that open up to the cinema
Tara Melwani