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  1. Life of Buddha, The (2004)

    Subject
    Philosophy; Religious studies
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 90 minutes), £19.99

    A reflection on the life and teachings of Buddha and the legacy of enlightenment seeking that he left. Perpetuated today by the Dalai Lama, the film takes a look at the origins of Buddhism over 2,500 years...

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  2. Kate Iles - Challenging Times on Channel 4

    Date
    11 Aug 2014, 16:41
    Author
    bufvclinda
    Post Type
    Post

    In September 1992 Channel 4 put an ad in Broadcast  calling for a production company  to run their latest scheme for attracting new, young talent to the Channel – a film competition, aimed at young...

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  3. Buddha, The (2010)

    Director
    David Grubin
    Subject
    Religious studies
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 1 NTSC, 120 minutes), $24.99

    THE BUDDHA, a two-hour documentary from Emmy Award winner David Grubin, relates the life of the Indian sage who famously gained enlightenment as he sat beneath a fig tree two-and-a-half millennia ago. This...

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  4. Song of Ceylon (1934 Film)

    Director
    Basil Wright
    Producer
    John Grierson
    Subject
    Anthropology; Economics
    Distribution
    Film (16mm)

    The traditional customs of the island of Ceylon are contrasted with the demands of western commerce. In four parts: 1) THE BUDDHA, deals with the legendary coming of Buddha to free the natives from their...

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  5. Sokkuram Grotto (1999 Video)

    Subject
    Religious studies
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. col. 45 min., 1999 sale: £14.99 (inclusive)

    Looks at the Buddhist concept of the enlightment of Buddha and at the history of the Sokkuram grotto, built in the 8th century during the reign of the Shilla dynasty to preserve the truth of Buddhism.

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  6. What is Buddhism? (1998 Video)

    Subject
    Religious studies
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. col. 60 min., 1999 sale: £12.99 (inclusive)

    An introduction to Buddhism, showing the diversity of its eastern forms and its expression in the modern West. Relates key stories from the life of the Buddha, considers central Buddhist ideas and practices...

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  7. Bugger Bromley (1990 Video)

    Director
    Christopher Spencer
    Producer
    Tariq Ali
    Subject
    English language and literature; History
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. col. 40 min.

    Hanif Kureishi looks at sex, race and politics in 1970s Britain, drawing on his novel ‘The Buddha of Suburbia’.

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  8. Buddha and the Rice Planters (198 Video)

    Subject
    Anthropology
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. col. 30 min., 1995 sale: £25.00 (+VAT +p&p)

    An exploration of the culture of the people of Sri Lanka. Shows the the daily life of villagers - cultivating their rice fields, visiting the market and attending a variety of ceremonies. All aspects of...

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  9. Broken Blossoms (1919 Video)

    Director
    D.W. Griffith
    Producer
    D.W. Griffith
    Subject
    Media studies
    Distribution
    DVD

    A Chinese man comes to London with the hope that he can bring the message of Buddha to others. He falls in love with the daughter of a prize fighter anc cares for her when she is beaten. Their friendship...

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  10. Mindful Way, The (1988 Video)

    Producer
    Peter Montagnon; N O’Faolain
    Subject
    Religious studies
    Distribution
    OUT OF DISTRUBTION, Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 25 min.

    Filmed in a Buddhist forest monastery in north-east Thailand. The Abbot, Achaan Cha, is one of the most revered meditation teachers in the ‘Theravada’ tradition. He bases the life style of the monastery...

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