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The Egoless ‘Everest’ Vs An Everest Of Ego?

by Shen Shi'an, The Buddhist Channel, June 14, 2016

Singapore -- This review of the ‘Everest’ movie could prove not so predictable, perhaps not unlike the weather conditions up this highest peak. It was written not so much to celebrate the human spirit, but as a reflection on the dangers of unchecked ego.

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Film “The Song Collector” shows a lost Buddhist culture’s revival in India

by Danish Mehboob, The Seattle Globalist, Jun 4, 2016

Seattle, WA (USA) -- Seattle filmmaker Erik Koto, devoted six years to directing and producing “The Song Collector”: a story about the fight to preserve a singular Buddhist culture in Ladakh, India.

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Naze Ikiru Anime Film of Buddhist Book Previewed in Trailer

Animenewsnetwork.com, Apr 21, 2016

Studio DEEN animates film opening on May 21

Tokyo, Japan -- Japanese film news website Cinema Today posted a trailer for the anime film of Kentetsu Takamori's Buddhist book Naze Ikiru as a film. Naze Ikiru -Rennyo Shonin to Yoshizaki Enjo- (Why We Live: The Priest Rennyo and the Yoshizaki Fire) on Wednesday.

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'Groundhog Day,' the Buddhist lifehacker movie

By David G. Allan, CNN, Feb 2, 2016

"It's not true that life is one damn thing after another -- it's one damn thing over and over." -- Edna St. Vincent Millay

Baltimore, MA (USA) -- I've seen the 1993 film "Groundhog Day" again and again and again, but only once on the big screen, a few years after it was in theaters.

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Afghan Buddhist treasure site under danger by Chinese mining company

The Buddhist Channel, Jan 13, 2016

Chicago, IL (USA) -- Saving Mes Aynak (www.savingmesaynak.com), directed by Medill professor and award-winning documentary filmmaker, Brent Huffman, follows Afghan archaeologist Qadir Temori as he races against time to save a 5,000-year-old archaeological site in Afghanistan from imminent demolition.

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