The head of state and spiritual leader of the Tibetan people, the Dalai Lama is known to millions worldwide. A Buddhist monk believed to be a reincarnation of the Dalai Lamas who proceeded him, the Dalai Lama was awarded a Nobel Prize for Peace in 1989. Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist David Turnley was given seven days of unprecedented access to the Dalai Lama's public and private life at his home and at the Buddhist temple in Dharamsala, in Punjab, India, where he lives. Directed and Produced for CNN by David Turnley. This film won the 2001 Golden Cine Award and was nominated for an Emmy Award.