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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Longmen Grottoes (World Heritage China)

A look at another of the great cave complexes, representing the finest of classical Chinese statuary, and the part Empress Wu Zetian had in their construction (English with Mandarin subtitles).

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Baraka by Ron Fricke

A very influential non-verbal film by Ron Fricke looking at Tribal and ritualised cultures and their descendants in the modern world.

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Yungang Grottoes (World Heritage China)

A documentary on the Yungang Grottoes, which contain some of the earliest representatives of Buddhist art in China (English with Mandarin subtitles).

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Collaboration, on the edge of a new paradigm?

A film looking at how the new digital technologies are changing the way we interact with each other.

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Mogao Caves (World Heritage China)

A look at the magnificent art works in the Mogao Caves near Dunhuang, the first of the great grottoes built in China (English narration with Mandarin subtitles).

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James Balog’s Chasing Ice

A documentary about James Balog and his work capturing the effects of climate change on the ice fields.

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Sashimono Woodwork in Japan

A look at traditional woodwork in Japan through the eyes of the master craftsmen who still work in the trade.

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A Soldier becomes a Monk

A short documentary about Ven Sanghasena and the various good works he has been doing in Ladakh.

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