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The Cup

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Overall: B+
Violence: B+
Sexual Content: A
Language: B+
Drugs/Alcohol: A
Run Time: 93
Theater Release: 28 Oct 1999
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MPAA Rating: G
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After watching a movie with your children or students, we encourage parents and teachers to look for education opportunities to teach with movies. Here are a few discussion topics that can help with lesson plans or teaching in the home.

Does The Cup alter your impression of Buddhist monks? What evidence of media influences are there in this remote Himalayan monastery? Would their lives change significantly if television and media were regularly available to them? How would your life change if television and media were removed?

For more information on Tibet and their continuing conflict with China, you can visit the official website of The Government of Tibet in Exile at www.tibet.com . Or check Yahoo’s Tibet directory by clicking here

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