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Stories of the Holiest Summit on Earth
Good filmmaking provides immersion in illusion. When we sit down for what is usually more than an hour to stare at a screen, we need the film to convince and effectively trick us into believing we are
Uploaded 13 Mar 2014
Himalayas Breathing: Narrow Road to the Inner Region
Editor's note: Oleg Yuzefpolsky is an artistic filmmaker, music innovator, and producer of media about the Himalayas. Buddhist and environmental values inform his treks and work. He prefers not to use
Uploaded 23 Jul 2013
Words of My Perfect Teacher
This is a film about a Buddhist teacher from Bhutan, Khyentse Norbu Rinpoche, and his western followers: a Canadian engineer, an English fortune teller, and an American filmmaker who made this movie.
Uploaded 1 Mar 2012
Buddhist Film Festival Europe: Amsterdam, October 1st – 3rd 2011
Amsterdam's red light district and apparent openness to brownies, liberal sex and hemp are a self-parody. They are a conscious joke (albeit an economically beneficial one) by the city’s tourism
Uploaded 2 Nov 2011
Buddhist Film Festival Europe 2011
One of the most vibrant and exciting events contemporary Buddhism offers is its film festivals, which usually take place annually and have for years driven spiritual creativity and thought-provoking j
Uploaded 1 Nov 2011
Film brings Buddhist nuns' story out of the shadows
AFTER A 20-YEAR career as a still photographer, Marin's Heather Kessinger makes her filmmaking debut with In the Shadow of Buddha, a documentary that takes viewers into the seldom-seen world of Tibeta
Uploaded 4 Dec 2010
“Buddhism Fatigue” and Buddhist Nuns in Filmmaking
“Beautiful, soft, open – but not always interesting.” This is how California-based filmmaker Heather Kessinger describes current trends in American Buddhist filmmaking, which has unwittingly given ris
Uploaded 1 Aug 2008
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