Still, When the Dragon Swallowed the Sun, a documentary that screens tonight as part of the fest, isnt your regular fare, he insists. Its not just sitting down with the Dalai Lama and hearing his perspectives. Its really more about the perspectives of the older and younger generation, who dont necessarily agree with this middle-of-the-road path the Dalai Lama has taken. They want to see an uprising against China.
And then theres the fact that director Dirk Simon has lived and taught in Denver for the past eight years. The crew is also from Colorado, and production was done here. Dragon screens tonight at 6:30 p.m. and again at 2:15 p.m. on November 14.
Starz is in the Tivoli building on the Auraria campus; tickets are $12. For more information, call 303-595-3456 or visit www.denverfilm.org.
Wed., Nov. 10, 6:30 p.m.; Sun., Nov. 14, 2:15 p.m., 2010