Category: TV / Film interviews

“Mindfulness: Be Happy Now!” Documentary

Interview with Larry Kasanoff, producer and filmmaker about the documentary-making process with Thich Nhat Hanh   How did you get into mindfulness? I read one of Thay’s books, loved it, and contacted him to meet because I thought he would be great inspiration for one of the characters in a series of very successful action

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Exclusive interview with Oprah, May 2010

The Oprah Winfrey Network aired her interview with Thich Nhat Hanh on Sunday, May 6, 2010, as part of her “Super Soul Sunday” series. On the show, Thay leads Oprah through a tea meditation, explaining how the simple act of sipping tea can be an exercise in being more present in the moment. Below you can read

Thich Nhat Hanh on Tibet (27 March, 2008)

When the Plum Village delegation led by Thich Nhat Hanh landed in Rome in March 2008 for fourteen days of public talks, retreats, and other events, the demonstration by 600 Tibetan monks on the occasion of the forty-ninth year of the movement to oppose the yoke of Chinese rule was in its eighth day. The capital of Tibet, Lhasa,

PBS (USA): Interview with Thich Nhat Hanh, September 19, 2003

BOB ABERNETHY, anchor: In the U.S. and Europe, the other best-known Buddhist leader, besides the Dalai Lama, is the renowned Vietnamese Buddhist monk, Thich Nhat Hanh. He, too, has been on a U.S. tour, ended this past week — speaking, leading retreats, and promoting his latest of more than 75 books, Creating True Peace. Many

Interview with Ram Dass: October 1995

Thich Nhat Hanh gave a keynote address at the Gorbachev World Forum, September 27-October 1, 1995 in San Francisco. During the course of the conference, he recorded this unusual interview with American spiritual teacher and author, Ram Dass. You may like to also read Shambhala Sun’s article about the “State of the World Forum” and the impact of Thay’s