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Short Film Competition with "stillness" as focus launches

The Buddhist Channel, July 21, 2014

Wellington, New Zealand -- A short film competition with ‘stillness’ as its focus launches at the Film Archive in Wellington, New Zealand, on 7 July 2014.

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White Robes, Saffron Dreams: A Look at Gender Inequality in Thai Buddhism

by Hilary Cadigan, Chiang Mai City News, June 6, 2014

Chiang Mai, Thailand -- One of the most distinct illustrations of gender inequality in Thailand is found in its most entrenched institution: religion. In her fascinating new documentary, White Robes, Saffron Dreams, acclaimed filmmaker Teena Amrit Gill explores the discriminatory treatment of women within Thai Buddhism, a topic that has gone largely unexamined in the past.

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Vesak Greetings around the World

The Buddhist Channel, May 13, 2014

How is Vesak greeted around parts of Asia? In this Vesak eve special, The Buddhist Channel highlights a selection of videos, showcasing how Buddhists in Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, Mongolia and Sri Lanka greets this trice-auspicious day (the Buddha's birth, enlightenment and His great passing).

Indonesia

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A Buddhist priest seeks enlightenment on the silver screen

by Arvin Temkar, Monterey County Weekly, February 27, 2014

Monterey County, CA (USA) -- Rev. Jay Shinseki says there are spiritual lessons to be learned everywhere – even in the murky bogs of Degobah. Shinseki, a Buddhist priest with more than 30 years experience, is teaching a class at the Monterey Peninsula Buddhist Temple that explores Buddhist themes in movies.

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Chenrezig - The Mandala of Compassion

A film by Tim Knock and Kevin Redpath, The Buddhist Channel, Feb 24, 2014

Somerset, UK -- The film "Chenrezig - The Mandala of Compassion" made by Glastonbury filmmakers Tim Knock and Kevin Redpath, records the visit of eight Buddhist Monks from Tashi Lhunpho Monastery in Southern India to Glastonbury.

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