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“THE MONK AND THE GUN”; film review

[Roadside Attractions]
Starring Tandin Wangchuk, Deki Lhamo, Harry Einhorn and Pema Zangmo Sherpa
Directed by Pawo Choyning Dorji

The influence of the Western world: is it good for the planet? History shows that, perhaps, the U.S. needs to stop pushing our ways on every shore on which we land. Writer/director Pawo Choyning Dorji’s “The Monk and the Gun” examines the pitfalls of democracy and cautions embracing modernization in a land not yet open to the outside world. Dorii’s film contrasts the Bhutanese way of life with the ... more >