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New Film, Zen, Now On DVD

The new dramatic feature from Japanese director Banmei Takahashi, Zen, a portrait of Zen master Dogen, has been released on DVD in North America.

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Amsterdam BFFE Runs October 1–3

The Buddhist Film Festival Europe (BFFE) ran in Amsterdam October 1–3, 2011 presenting 18 films and including special focus strands on Japan and Burma.

Opening night featured the new anime   more>

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Full House for Sneak Preview

My Reincarnation, the new film from director Jennifer Fox, was screened in a special fundraising sneak preview to a full house at the Smith Rafael Film Center in California on   more>

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BuddhaFest in Virginia June 16–19

This year’s BuddhaFest took place June 16–19, 2011 at the Spectrum Theater at Artisphere, in Arlington, Virginia. Seven films and a number of talks and meditation events were presented, and   more>

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Screenings in Singapore May 5–8

Screening May 5–8, 2011 in Singapore, the independent Asian Buddhist Film Festival (ABFF) will present ten films from as many nations.

Previously presented in partnership with the International Buddhist Film   more>

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New Fund Campaign

In ten short years, the independent Buddhist Film Foundation (BFF) has become the world’s leading resource for Buddhist cinema. In the midst of a revolution in technology and access, our   more>

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Tulku, New Film Now on DVD

Following its successful presentation at IBFF Showcase 2010, Gesar Mukpo’s documentary about being recognized as the reincarnation of a great Tibetan Buddhist master is now available on DVD from Festival   more>

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IBFF Co-presents at SFIAAFF

Two films at the upcoming SF International Asian American Film Festival (March 10-20) will be co-presented by IBFF: Summer Pasture, a documentary filmed on location in eastern Tibet, and Abraxas,  more>

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Crazy Wisdom World Premiere

The much anticipated film profile of the late Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche, Crazy Wisdom, had its world premiere at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival on February 5. Director Johanna Demetrakas   more>

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