“When The Mountain Calls: Nepal, Tibet & Bhutan,” directed by Emmy-Award winning Maui filmmaker Tom Vendetti explores the director/producer’s personal experiences and reflections from over 30 years of traveling through the Himalayas – a journey discovering the meaning and sources of happiness in unexpected places, and the changes over the decades to the people, land, climate and the culture. Featured in the film are appearances by the Dalai Lama, Lama Tenzin, Paul Horn, Tenzing Norgay, Sir Edmund Hillary, the Prime Minister of Bhutan, Green Peace China and introduced by Kris Kristofferson.
“All sentient beings, by nature, are trying to achieve a happy life. . . Where ever I go, when ever I have an opportunity to exchange or interact with people, I always emphasize in order to achieve a happy life, there's no point to negate our own internal potentials.” -- His Holiness the Dalai Lama