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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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written by Asher I. Myers, 1848-1902, in Franco-Jewish Pamphlets, of Alliance Israélite Universelle (Paris, Ile-de-France), Reel 4, in The Jewish Chronicle, June 29, 1883 (1883), 16 page(s)
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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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[Front Matter]
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written by Shunryu Suzuki, 1904-1971; edited by Michael Wenger, 1947- and Mel Weitsman, 1929-; in Branching Streams Flow in the Darkness: Zen Talks on the Sandokai (Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1999, originally published 1999), 1-9
When Shunryu Suzuki Roshi's Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind was published in 1972, it was enthusiastically embraced by Westerners eager for spiritual insight and knowledge of Zen. The book became the most successful treatise on Buddhism in English, selling more than one million copies to date. Branching Streams Flow in...
written by Shunryu Suzuki, 1904-1971; edited by Michael Wenger, 1947- and Mel Weitsman, 1929-; in Branching Streams Flow in the Darkness: Zen Talks on the Sandokai (Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1999, originally published 1999), 1-9
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Bread Over the Fence
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directed by Stephan Komandarev, 1966-; produced by Stefan Kitanov, RFF International (Surrey, England: Journeyman Pictures, 2012), 59 mins
The sleepy Bulgarian villages of Pokrovan and Bardarski Geran seem the perfect models of tranquility. Bread is baked daily, farmers tend their land and age-old traditions are adhered to. But a few decades ago the situation was completely different. Catholics were harassed by their Orthodox neighbours and persecute...
directed by Stephan Komandarev, 1966-; produced by Stefan Kitanov, RFF International (Surrey, England: Journeyman Pictures, 2012), 59 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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Brilliant Moon: Glimpses of Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche
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directed by Neten Chokling, 1973-; composed by Joel Diamond, fl. 2009; produced by Neten Chokling, 1973- (New York, NY: Kino Lorber, 2010), 58 mins
BRILLIANT MOON: GLIMPSES OF DILGO KHYENTSE RINPOCHE chronicles the life of writer, poet, and meditation master Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche, one of Tibet's most revered 20th-century Buddhist teachers. Known as the teacher of His Holiness the Dalai Lama and to the Royal Family of Bhutan, his life and teachings were an...
directed by Neten Chokling, 1973-; composed by Joel Diamond, fl. 2009; produced by Neten Chokling, 1973- (New York, NY: Kino Lorber, 2010), 58 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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