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>

    IN THEATERS

    [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>

    OTHER FESTS

    [bare chested man adjusts position of a young woman's head]

    The 3rd annual Dharamshala International Film Festival (DIFF) takes place October 30–November 2, this year. DIFF 2014 includes forty-one titles with a particular focus on the Middle East, Tibet and China.   more>

    IN PRODUCTION

    [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>