Showing 1 - 10 of 19 titles with a criteria of Subject is Buddhism
Artist Tsherin Sherpa's remarkable 19-year journey from Tibetan Buddhist Thangka painter to global art superstar
GOOD DOCS | 2022 | 35 minutes
Gendun Choephel, a legendary figure in Tibet, turned from the monastic life he was born to (as the reincarnation of a Buddhist lama), to become a fierce critic of his country's religious conservatism and isolationism.
Icarus Films | 2005 | 97 minutes
West Papua, the "Amazon of Asia" is a vast tropical rainforest that has been occupied for 25,000 years. The Dani and the Asmat people have lived in spiritual harmony with the land for millennia. Now they are threatened by Indonesia's policy of assimilation and the destruction of their lands. This title has one or more clips.
Face to Face Media | 1993 | 52 minutes
Beyond the occasional news clip from Burma, the acclaimed filmmaker Anders Østergaard, brings us close to Burma’s video journalists who insist on keeping up the flow of news from their closed country despite risking torture and life in jail. Armed with small handycams they make their undercover reportages, smuggle the material out of the country, and broadcast back into Burma via satellite or offered as free usage for international media.
First Hand Films | 2009 | 85 minutes
An overcrowded maximum-security prison is dramatically changed by the influence of an ancient meditation program.
Bullfrog Films | 2008 | 76 minutes
Looks at the lives of three Tibetan exiles, and at the recent history of their country, which forced them to flee.
Bullfrog Films | 2006 | 58 minutes
Sonam Tsering is a freelance DJ and community organizer in Toronto, Ontario. Despite his frantic schedule—working in the family store and volunteering in the Tibetan community—he quietly recites Buddhist mantras in the bus with his prayer beads, and makes time to visit the neighbourhood monastery.
National Film Board of Canada | 2015 | 6 minutes
In the Areng valley in southwest Cambodia members of the Chong community, supported by Buddhist monks, oppose the construction of a dam that would flood their forest homeland. In Lost World sand mining on Cambodia's west coast undermines the mangrove forests ecosystem that supports a local fishery and a communal way of life. This title has one or more clips.
Face to Face Media | 2018 | 25 minutes
Buddhist monks lead anti-tobacco campaign in Cambodia.
Bullfrog Films | 2002 | 27 minutes
Focuses on the struggle of India’s Dalits, who had been abhorred as “untouchables,” denied education and treated as bonded labour for centuries.
Anand Patwardhan | 2012 | 168 minutes