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Great Ocean

Wed, 8 Aug, 2018 - 15:20

Great Ocean

Wed, 8 Aug, 2018 - 15:20

Another Lights in the Sky film is in being made.

It is about Sangharakshita and friendship. There are two distinct elements: 50% his life as a series of friendship stories, the narratives are his own words, read offscreen by an actor*; 50% documentary interviews with people in different relationships to him. 

* Uniformity of delivery plus great audio quality is good for intelligibility, intimacy and empathy.

If you can please support the production by going to http://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/great-friendship

A great film begins when you leave the theatre

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EXCELLENT COMMUNITY (working title)

Fri, 21 Mar, 2014 - 17:20

EXCELLENT COMMUNITY (working title)

Fri, 21 Mar, 2014 - 17:20Can 20 people, just 1% of the 2000-strong Triratna Order, represent it in a meaningful way?
That is the task that’s been set them in this new film. One out of every hundred people has been chosen, using records of their ordination dates, and invited to talk or take part in some way. Their experiences in terms of location, culture, gender and language may be very different but they share many experiences that go to create the Order, its aspirations...
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Reaching India, for instance

Fri, 29 Nov, 2013 - 23:08

Reaching India, for instance

Fri, 29 Nov, 2013 - 23:08A FRIEND in Lucknow, India, Rajesh Chandra https://www.facebook.com/rajesh.chandra.106 has asked an interesting question:
What is the response of your four volume Buddhist documentary films which I translated in Hindi?
I’m afraid I have yet to find a means to reach Hindi speakers or readers. The films, the History of the FWBO series, covering the early years 1964 to 1979, have been available in DVD with several languages built in, have been for several years. That includes Hindi for...
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Lights in the Sky site relaunched 12/10/2013

Thu, 31 Oct, 2013 - 16:33

Lights in the Sky site relaunched 12/10/2013

Thu, 31 Oct, 2013 - 16:33In case you missed it:

Vajragupta writes with news of a new website making available a whole series of films about Triratna’s history, saying:

“A few years back I wrote a book called The Triratna Story, chronicling the history of this particular Buddhist movement. One of the best things I did when researching that book, was re-watch some of the films made by Suryaprabha back in the 90’s, a series of films about the early days of the...