Sumeru News — Film

Film series on Buddhism and the Environment

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The Robert H.N. Ho Family Foundation Centre for Buddhist Studies at the University of Toronto has announced a new film series on Buddhism and The Environment. The series will showcase the work of three women in film, who will be in attendance for their respective films. These films are open to all. It all starts... Read more »

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Transformative Global Health initiative

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Valerie Mason-John (Triratna, Vancouver) will be presenting a mindfulness workshop as part of the CAMH Transformative Global Health initiative. Here’s a bit more about the Best of Both Worlds event, which seeks to meld spirituality and evidence-based therapy for treating mental health in Haiti. And here’s a promotional video about the initiative:

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Edmonton’s Truc Lam Monastery features in documentary

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Via the Edmonton Journal… Movie preview: Edmonton filmmaker explores diversity in Brothers in the Buddha EDMONTON – When Beth Wishart MacKenzie taught world religion at the University of Alberta, she visited a local Buddhist monastery and decided a film about an aspiring monk could educate Edmontonians about the diversity within. Her locally shot and produced... Read more »

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Liberation Through Seeing – extended preview

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Here’s a high definition extended preview of Canadian filmmaker David Cherniack’s upcoming feature called Thongdrol: Liberation Through Seeing, about the Karma Gadri tradition of Vajrayana Tibetan Buddhist thankga painting, fostered by the Karmapa lineage. New Preview of Thongdrol: Liberation through Seeing from David Cherniack on Vimeo.

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New HH Dalai Lama double bill: host a screening

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A personal message from ‘Dalai Lama Awakening’ and Wakan Films Producer-Director Khashyar Darvich about how our films are reaching out into the world and inspiring audiences with the intention of service to Humanity and the Greatest Good. New Dalai Lama Films: Join Us in Sharing the NEW ‘Dalai Lama Double Feature’ Film Tour and Director... Read more »

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