Japan: Ink Painting, Landscapes of the Mind

A look at the development of ink painting in Japan after its introduction from China and its relationship to western art forms.

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The Burma Road with Miles Kington

A journey through Myanmar in 1987 after 50 years of military rule had brought the country, but not its people, to its knees.

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Finding Manjushri

An unusual film about a Tibetan monk who wishes to meet the Bodhisattva on Mount Wutai in China.

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The Biography of Sakyamuni Buddha

A film retelling the traditional life of the Buddha from his birth till his parinirvana, with episodes from the lives of the disciples (Mandarin with Chinese and English subtitles).

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Yunnan, China (Expoza)

A visit to Yunnan in south-west China, which is home to many ethnic groups, and spectacular scenery.

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Suzhou Gardens, China (Expoza)

A visit to Suzhou, near Shanghai, which is justly famous for its canals and gardens.

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Forbidden City, Beijing (Expoza)

A look at the seat of residence of the Ming and Qing Emperors in Beijing.

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Chengde, China (Expoza)

A look at the Qing dynasty summer palace resort at Chengde, with its palaces, gardens, pagodas, and temples.

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The Mission to Japan of Ven. Jian Zhen (Ganjin)

The story of the heroic efforts of one Chinese monk to bring a good vinaya lineage and the dharma to Japan during the Tang dynasty.

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Fa Xian’s Spiritual Journey, 3 & 4

The third and fourth films tracing the life of the famous Chinese Buddhist scholar monk Fa Xian, and his journey to India in search of Vinaya texts.

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