IBFF 2015 BAY AREA is a Wrap!
Nearly 2,000 Attendees

IBFF 2015 BAY AREA completed a week-long run at the Smith Rafael Film Center, April 10-16, presenting fifteen premieres from ten countries to nearly 2,000 attendees. Filmmakers from China, Holland, Finland, and the US, along with a number of special guest presenters were there in person, and there were live Skype Q&As with filmmakers unable to attend. The festival closed with the Bay Area premiere of a Thai dramedy The Three Marks of Existence,    more>


    [Nicholas Vreeland in maroon robes looks to viewer with hand on lever of large format camera at his side]

    Monk With A Camera, a portrait of Nicholas Vreeland, now the abbot of a Tibetan Buddhist monastery, is in limited theatrical release in the US.   more>


    [Chogyam Trungpa with a big smile and large white framed sunglasses]

    The Alive Mind Online Spiritual Film Festival is running until the end of May. Eighteen films from their extensive catalog are featured, including several Buddhist titles.   more>


    [close-up of a novice monk's hands holding robes]

    Edward Burger's newest project is a an educational short film series on Buddhist life in contemporary China.  more>