Category Archives: Film

Crowdfunding “The Dharma Bum”

Ian Lawton is an Irish film maker who is currently raising money to create a feature length documentary on the life of U Dhammaloka. Sounds like a great project that deals with a significant, but relatively obscure, figure in the … Continue reading

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New Film: The Wisdom to Survive: Climate Change, Capitalism and Community

Here is the press release for a new documentary on climate change, as well as details of its premiere in Dallas, Texas. Celebrate Mother’s Day by Honoring Mother Earth Climate Change Film Debuts in Dallas May 9 “You’re born into … Continue reading

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Crazy Wisdom

I’ve just been having a look at Kickstarter and it’s interesting to see a number of film projects relating to Buddhism that have received funding there. One of these is called Crazy Wisdom, which focuses on the complex figure of … Continue reading

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Digital Dharma

Here is what would appear to be a very interesting new documentary film in the making. Directed by Dafna Yachin, Digital Dharma focuses on the life and work of E. Gene Smith, an American anthropology graduate and pacificist, to preserve … Continue reading

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Upcoming film: Daughters of Dolma

Not so long ago the JGB was contacted by the people behind a new film called “Daughters of Dolma”, a documentary about Tibetan Buddhist nuns in Nepal and their engagement with modernity. The email includes a link to the film’s … Continue reading

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