Buddhist Film Foundation Sponsors New Series on Buddhism—Awarded Hartley Film Foundation Grant

A major new documentary television series in development, Swans at the Lake—The American Story of Buddhism, has received fiscal sponsorship from Buddhist Film Foundation (BFF) and has recently been awarded a research grant from Hartley Film Foundation. The four part series is being executive produced by Gaetano Kazuo Maida, and is inspired in part by the classic book How the Swans Came to the Lake,   more>


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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>


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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>


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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) continue their vital work on the ground there.  more>