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Devotion and Defiance

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Devotion and Defiance: Communist Crackdown on Buddhism in Tibet is a 34-minute video produced by the International Campaign for Tibet.

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Ustream Buddhist Broadcasts

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Here’s a link to 113 different Buddhist video streams from all traditions. http://www.ustream.tv/discovery/channel/religion-buddhism

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Burma VJ – Canadian dates

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Burma VJ: Reporting from a Closed Country will receive its Canadian premieres August 7, 2009. Toronto: opening August 7, Royal Cinema Ottawa and Vancouver: opening August 7, theatres to be announced Here is a brief synopsis of the movie from the official website – http://burmavjmovie.com/ Going beyond the occasional news clip from Burma, the acclaimed... Read more »

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Buddhism inaction or Buddhism in action?

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That Buddhist chaplaincy story from Canadian Press got me stewing. Here’s what I want to know… How many members of the Canadian prison population (including workers) self-identify as Buddhists? How many who don’t are nevertheless interested in Buddhism? On the flip side, how many Buddhist chaplains and volunteers are there across Canada, and how have... Read more »

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Burma VJ: Reporting from a Closed Country

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Recent Burmese democracy demonstrations led by Buddhist monks were reported around the world by citizen journalists who were able to circumvent their repressive government’s banning of foreign media during the troubles. This documentary follows one such young Burmese reporter who risked all  to get the message out. The film, which has won numerous awards in... Read more »

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