New Film on the Dalai Lama Screens at MVFF
Buddhist Film Foundation Co-presents

Mickey Lemle’s new feature documentary, The Last Dalai Lama?, will screen at the 39th Mill Valley Film Festival (MVFF) on October 8 and 9. The programmers described it as “a very powerful and intimate portrait of an extraordinary individual.” Buddhist Film Foundation is the co-presenter. Lemle’s previous film, Ram Dass Fierce Grace, was an official selection of the 24th MVFF.   more>


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    Golden Kingdom, the first dramatic feature filmed on location in Myanmar, opens in the US on June 17 in a limited theatrical release. A national expansion is set for fall with Kino Lorber distributing.  more>


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    The 5th annual Dharmashala International Film Festival (DIFF) runs November 3–6 and features 38 films from 18 nations, including 15 premieres. This year DIFF will be presented at the Tibetan Children's Village School which has two auditoriums.  more>


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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>