BFF Launches Annual Appeal

"Now more than ever we need to talk to each other, to listen to each other and understand how we see the world, and cinema is the best medium for doing this." —Martin Scorsese         

Gratefully completing a successful fifteenth year, Buddhist Film Foundation (BFF) reaches out to its international community of filmmakers, audiences, and friends to help it reach its 2015 goal of raising $60,000 to support critical programs and new projects.   more>

    NOW SHOWING

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    After critical acclaim at key film festivals around the world including Venice, Toronto, Telluride, and New York, Laurie Anderson’s new film, Heart of a Dog, is in limited national theatrical release in the US.  more>

    OTHER FESTS

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    The Dharamshala International Film Festival (DIFF) presents its fourth edition November 5–8. Twenty-one films are set to be screened so far, and Marathi indie filmmaker Umesh Kulkarni has curated a selection of Indian short films.  more>

    NEPAL RECOVERY

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    As news filters in about unmet needs and overlooked communities in Nepal, the organizations chosen as beneficiaries of the Benefit Nepal Film Festival (June 15, 2015) continue their vital work on the ground there.  more>