A long time Buddhist and filmmaker, Victress’ works include – Blessings: The Tsoknyi Nangchen Nuns of Tibet and When the Iron Bird Flies: Tibetan Buddhism Arrives in the West. In 2013 she was authorized as a Buddhist teacher by Anam Thubten. Since retiring from production in 2017, she has become a writer of poetry and non-fiction. She has published three collections of poetry including Hello Honey: 18 Poems from the Path and most recently Whoosh – Stripped Bare. She is working on a memoir, entitled A Tree with my Name on it, of her years living alone on a ranch in the mountains of Colorado. For more information on Victress’ films and writing and to purchase copies of Hello Honey and Whoosh Stripped Bare go to victresshitchcock.com.
Image taken at Gebchok nunnery during the filming of Blessings: The Tsoknyi Nangchen Nuns of Tibet. Photo credit: James Gritz