Via Full Contact Enlightenment:
There will be several screenings Friday October 4th 2013 at the Maison du Développement Durable - 50, rue Sainte-Catherine Ouest, Montreal of the documentary film The Tibet Within
English screening - 6:30pm – FREE – Special guest: Carole Samdup, Executive Director, Canada Tibet Committee.
French . . . Read More.
VOLUNTEER(S) needed to do a Documentary on THE BUDDHA’S TEACHINGS
While Buddhism is well-known as a Religion, which it is, the Teachings of the Buddha are not often well-known or well understood. In order to introduce the Buddha and his Teachings, in the . . . Read More.
HIGH PLAINS DOCTOR follows Isaac Sobol, Chief Medical Officer of Nunavut, on his tenth medical mission in a remote Tibetan village. The film shows the natural and cultural beauty of Northern Canada and Eastern Tibet and reveals disquieting parallels facing these traditional peoples.
HIGH PLAINS . . . Read More.
April 9th, 2013 Contact: Rodney Ruel Cell: 778-885-3462 firstname.lastname@example.org
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CHASING THE FACE OF BUDDHA
Crowdfunding for Feature Length Documentary
CHASING THE FACE OF BUDDHA is a feature length documentary that follows acclaimed master sculptor and Buddhist, SUNTI PICHETCHAIYAKUL, as he takes . . . Read More.
There will be a second screening of the Souls of Zen movie at the Japan Foundation in Toronto.
Second screening! Friday, March 22 6:30 pm (doors open at 6 pm) Souls of Zen Dir. Tim Graf/PG/60 min/2010 In English and Japanese with English subtitles
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Continuum is a movie currently fundraising on Kickstarter, focusing on a new way to view our relationship with the planet. Among the many distinguished humans featured in the movie are HH the Karmapa, Roshi Glassman, and many Buddhists in a variety of countries. Justin Whittaker . . . Read More.
The trailer for David Cherniack’s RETREAT movie is now available for viewing on Vimeo. It is the first 10 minutes of the 108-minute documentary.
Here’s the link.
Here’s the blurb:
RETREAT follows thirty-five Westerners as they attempt an intense, eight-week, silent, meditation retreat in Thailand . . . Read More.
Now completing filming and looking for funding for post-production/distribution. Looks very good. Watch the trailer.
Main website – http://seekingheartwood.com
Fundraising – http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/seekingheartwood/seeking-heartwood-documentary-on-buddhism-in-ameri
Eshusan at the Victoria Zen Centre has put together an excellent series of videos on aspects of Zen practice.
Here is the first one: Orientation to Zen – Zazen (Zen Meditation)
Also in the series are:
Home Practice http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tMbDKZy201w
Five-Minute Practice Session http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9pKwViVV41A
Kinhin . . . Read More.
An Uncommon King is a new documentary about Sakyong Mipham, son of Chogyam Trungpa and current leader of the Shambhala organization.
Here’s a description from the AFF website: Shot over 17 years in 12 countries and more than 15 different formats, An Uncommon King is Johanna Lunn’s epic . . . Read More.
In collaboration with the Canadian Society for Asian Arts, Vancouver Shinpo, and the Buddhism and Contemporary Society Program, UBC. MOA is pleased to co-host the Canadian Premiere of Buddha: The Great Departure in conjunction with Visions of Enlightenment: Buddhist Art at MOA.
In the distinctive . . . Read More.
David Cherniack is one of Canada’s leading filmmakers, with a self-proclaimed focus on “eclectically spiritual documentaries.” Many of them are available for free viewing on his website: www.allinonefilms.com
One of his movies: The Oracle – Reflections on Self – is now available for free viewing . . . Read More.
Filmmaker: Andréa de Keijzer
This video was created for Michael Stone’s book Awake in the World, in which he teaches the essentials of mindfulness and yoga practice, combining simplicity with the notion of interdependence of all beings. Michael is the teacher at Centre of Gravity . . . Read More.
TULKU An extraordinary documentary film by Gesar Mukpo, filmmaker and son of the late Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche
June 15th 7:00pm Innis Town Hall Cinema Gesar Mukpo will be present for discussion/questions
Tulku is a documentary film about young people caught between the modern culture they . . . Read More.
Lhamo Tso on Voicing Tibetan Courage April 10, 2012 – 7 pm
The Canada Tibet Commitee (CTC) – Vancouver is honoured to host Lhamo Tso for a public talk and a film screening of “Leaving Fear Behind.” Her husband, Dhondup Wangchen, created this 30-minute documentary . . . Read More.
Stephen Jenkinson is one of Canada’s leading palliative care educators, and the subject of a full-length documentary by Tim Wilson, titled “Griefwalker.”
The movie is Tricycle Magazine’s March selection for their Buddhist film club, and featured on their website: http://www.tricycle.com/filmclub
A 20-minute Tricycle audio interview with . . . Read More.
Festival website: http://www.buddhistfilmfestival.com/
Canadian winners in the 2011 Festival
ONE BREATH – Dale Hildebrand, Toronto ON http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xMyrSdlNCLU
THE WEIGHTLESS TRAVELLER – Eva Colmers, Edmonton AB http://noproblemproductions.ca/films/weightless.html (Trailer)
Canadian winners in the 2010 Festival
BLIND RIVER – Adrian Laurie
TENDING TOWARD SILENCE – Arlin McFarlane, Dawson . . . Read More.