IBFF 2017 Dates Announced

International Buddhist Film Festival 2017 will be presented June 2-4 in Los Angeles, and June 9-11 in the San Francisco Bay Area. Final program selection is underway and will be announced in early March.

IBFF 2017 LOS ANGELES is being presented as part of BuddhaFest at the Writers Guild Theater. BuddhaFest is in LA for the first time since its move from Washington, DC, and is being co-presented by Lion's Roar Foundation. This is the first time IBFF has   more>

    NOW SHOWING

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    Walk With Me, by Marc J. Francis and Max Pugh, narrated by Benedict Cumberbatch, will premiere at SXSW Film Festival in March. Filmed over three years, in Thich Nhat Hanh's Plum Village monastery in rural France, and on the road in the USA, the film is a meditation  more>

    OTHER FESTS

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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>

    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>