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Billy Connolly's Big Send Off, Episode 2
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directed by Nicky Waltham, fl. 2011; presented by Billy Connolly, 1942-; produced by Mike Reilly, fl. 2007, Burning Bright Productions, in Billy Connolly's Big Send Off, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 46 mins
Comedian and Hollywood star Billy Connolly is a big fan of life. He’s effervescent, energized and inspired by it, but he’s also genuinely fascinated by the way we as humans treat death. The series follows the straight-talking Scot as he explores changing attitudes, beliefs and approaches towards death, while a...
directed by Nicky Waltham, fl. 2011; presented by Billy Connolly, 1942-; produced by Mike Reilly, fl. 2007, Burning Bright Productions, in Billy Connolly's Big Send Off, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 46 mins
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Biography, Confucius: Words Of Wisdom
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produced by Steven R. Talley, in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1996), 45 mins
In an age of intrigue and vice, his was a voice of morality and virtue. 2,500 years after his death, he is revered as one of the greatest teachers in history and his name is synonymous with ageless wisdom.
produced by Steven R. Talley, in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1996), 45 mins
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Biography, The Dalai Lama: Soul Of Tibet
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produced by Brooke Runnette, fl. 1995-2015, in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1997), 54 mins
He is the fourteenth man recognized by his people as Buddha's reincarnation and honored with the title he is known by worldwide--the Dalai Lama. Interviews with Chinese scholars and Tibetan activists, including the Dalai Lama himself detail the long struggle to free Tibet.
produced by Brooke Runnette, fl. 1995-2015, in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1997), 54 mins
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Birth of Voodoo
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produced by Jennifer Quilo, National Geographic (District of Columbia: National Geographic, 2002), 6 mins
A story on voodoo religion in Benin. Story follows voodoo priest Aza Ganoun, and his daughter Asiba, as she embarks on journey to become voodoo medium. Sequences also discuss history of voodoo, and its benefit to the people of Benin.
produced by Jennifer Quilo, National Geographic (District of Columbia: National Geographic, 2002), 6 mins
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The Bishop of the Arctic
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directed by Joe Kennedy, fl. 1994; produced by Mischa Scorer, 1939- (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1994), 52 mins
An Anglican Bishop faces a moral dilemma between the wishes of his church, which has declared a ban on hunting and fur-wearing, and the needs of his people, the Inuit Indians whose livelihoods, cultural identity and even spiritual beliefs depend upon their long tradition of hunting seals, polar bear and other anim...
directed by Joe Kennedy, fl. 1994; produced by Mischa Scorer, 1939- (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1994), 52 mins
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Blue Eyes At Shaolin
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(Paris, Ile-de-France: Ampersand, 2000), 27 mins
The Shaolin Monastery in the Chinese province of Hunan is the mythical landmark of the martial arts. For the last fourteen centuries, it has trained young men from all over China as valorous defenders of the imperial dynasties. Andreas is a Buddhist monk. He has been living in Shaolin for two years, studying Wushu...
(Paris, Ile-de-France: Ampersand, 2000), 27 mins
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Body Collectors of Bangkok
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directed by Krishna Govender, fl. 1995; produced by Krishna Govender, fl. 1995 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1995), 51 mins
The Buddhist charity which cruises the streets of Bangkok, seeking out unclaimed corpses, caring for and burying them.
directed by Krishna Govender, fl. 1995; produced by Krishna Govender, fl. 1995 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1995), 51 mins
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Breaking Bows and Arrows
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directed by Liz Thomson; produced by Ellenor Cox (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 53 mins
In all corners of the world, civil wars have been a fact of modern history. But what happens when the fighting stops, if for years neighbor has been killing neighbor? How do people on both sides deal with the legacy of loss, anger, pain, distrust and a desire for revenge? On the island of Bougainville in Papua New...
directed by Liz Thomson; produced by Ellenor Cox (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 53 mins
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A Bridge of Books
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directed by Sam Ball, fl. 1996; produced by Sam Ball, fl. 1996 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 15 mins
In 1939, Yiddish was the spoken language of three-quarters of the world's Jews. But when leading Jewish scholars convened in 1980, they estimated that only 70,000 Yiddish books remained in the world. This engaging, often funny documentary film chronicles the adventures of an enterprising 23-year-old named Aaron La...
directed by Sam Ball, fl. 1996; produced by Sam Ball, fl. 1996 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 15 mins
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Buddha Realms
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directed by Mark Edmondson (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 56 mins
Buddhism, a religion that started in India, has shown a remarkable ability to adapt across race, language and cultural barriers. What became the dominant spiritual tradition of the East has now taken root and is flourishing in the West. Buddha Realms captures this contemporary spiritual phenomenon which sometimes...
directed by Mark Edmondson (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 56 mins
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