Angkor (Access 360 World Heritage)

An unusual look at the work being carried on at the Angkor sire these days by archaeologists, restoration and other experts.

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The Sukhothai Dynasty (Folkways of Indochina)

A look at the first Thai kingdom of Sukhothai which flourished from the 13th to the 15th centuries.

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Nivarana, the box of desires

An unusual love story set in Myanmar, involving love and life and meditation too. You won’t forget this one easily.

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Potala Palace (World Heritage China)

A film about the world heritage sites called the Historic Ensemble of the Potala Palace in Tibet, which includes the Potala Palace, and also the Jokhang Temple and Norbulingka (English with Mandarin subtitles)

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Children Full of Life

Here is a moving award-winning documentary from Japan’s NHK which follows the life of a class of 10 year old students through an academic year in which they learn more about the realities of life.

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Mount Emei and Leshan Giant Buddha (World Heritage China)

A look at the Mount Emei Scenic Area, dedicated to the Bodhisattva Samantabhadra, including the Leshan Giant Buddha Statue in Sichuan Province, China (English with Mandarin subtitles)

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Angkor, Land of the Gods: 02 Throne of Power

The second film about the Khmer Empire this time looks at the achievements of the great Buddhist King Jayavarman VII, who was known as a Bodhisattva for his compassion and care for his people.

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Dazu Rock Carvings (World Heritage China)

A documentary about the rock carvings at Dazu in Sichuan, which are some of the later cave temples in China, showing a harmony of the three main religions.

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Angkor, Land of the Gods: 01 Empire Rising

First of two documentaries that look at the empire of Angkor, the Kings who ruled it, and their achievements.

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The BBC’s Life of the Buddha

Acclaimed video documentary on the traditional life of the Buddha. Quite realistically portrayed, and a very positive film, even though it presents myth as history.

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