Video Excerpt from When the Iron Bird Flies

A film about the spread of Tibetan Buddhism throughtout the West


This 5 minute clip from the feature documentary WHEN THE IRON BIRD FLIES: Tibetan Buddhism Arrives in the West follows Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche as he leaves England, lands in the US and begins his epic journey to establish Tibetan Buddhism in America in the early 1970’s. Music by Loopsy Dazy. Directed by Victress Hitchcock. Edited by Catherine Hollander. Archival footage from V.A. Genson, Jeff Krouk, Vivian Kurz, Johanna Demetrakas, Neal Hutcheson, Judi Kohn, Robert Morehouse, Fleet Maull, and Shambhala Archives.