The Buddha’s Forgotten Nuns

A 30-minute documentary talking to people on both sides of the divide in the discussion about the re-establishment of the Bhikkhuni order in the Theravada tradition.

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Cold Mountain, Chinese Poet of the Tang Dynasty

An appreciation of the Chinese Tang Dynasty era poet Han Shan (Cold Mountain) by some of his finest American translators.

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A New Beginning, Bhikkhunis in America

A 15-minute documentary tracing the inception and foundation of the Saranaloka Hermitage for bhikkhunis in America.

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Women Who Make America 3: Charting a New Course

The third part of a 3-part mini series giving a social history of the women’s movement in America.

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Women Who Make America 2: Changing the World

The second part of a 3-part mini series giving a social history of the women’s movement in America.

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Women Who Make America 1: Awakening

The first part of a 3-part mini series giving a social history of the women’s movement in America.

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Inside Tibet in the 1940s

A fascinating glimpse of a 1942-3 mission that took color footage of a Tibet that was to all intents and purposes still closed to the outside world.

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GMO A Go-Go

A short and witty cartoon introduction to some of the issues surrounding Genetically Modified Organisms

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The Dhamma Brothers

Documentary film about the introduction of the Goenka Vipassanā system into the American prison service.

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The Plow That Broke the Plains

This is a remarkable short documentary made in 1936 about the devastating effects of single-crop farming on the Great Plains of America, once home to millions of buffalo and later of cattle.

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