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Showing 1 - 7 of 7 titles with a criteria of Subject is Buddhism


Angry Monk

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

Arrows Against the Wind

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.

Global Environmental Justice | 1993 | 52 minutes

The Dhamma Brothers

An overcrowded maximum-security prison is dramatically changed by the influence of an ancient meditation program.

Bullfrog Films | 2008 | 76 minutes

Dreaming of Tibet

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

Fight for Areng Valley + Lost World

* New films  added Fall 2020 * 

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 forest ecosystem that supports a local fishery and a communal way of life. This title has one or more clips.

Global Environmental Justice | 2018 | 25 minutes

Holy Smoke

Buddhist monks lead anti-tobacco campaign in Cambodia.

Bullfrog Films | 2002 | 27 minutes

Paths of the Soul

Internationally acclaimed filmmaker Zhang Yang blurs the border between documentary and fiction to follow a group of Tibetan villagers who leave their families and homes in the small village of Nyima to make a Buddhist 'bowing pilgrimage' - laying their bodies flat on the ground after every few steps - along the 1,200 mile road to Lhasa, the holy capital of Tibet.

Icarus Films | 2016 | 117 minutes