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Delhi to host Festival of Buddhist Films

By NewsDesk • Published on April 19, 2012

The Inner Path, a festival of Buddhist films, exhibition, philosophy and performances will be held in Delhi from April 27-May 1, 2012.

The venue for the festival is Azad Bhavan, ICCR, New Delhi.

Twenty documentaries, features and shorts will be screened. They come from Bhutan, Argentina, Sri Lanka, Korea, China and Japan and speak of the different aspects of Buddhism and Buddhist iconic figures. Filmmakers and film personalities from these countries will be present.

The festival will present Buddhist philosophy and aesthetics through various creative forms demonstrating the myriad streams of Buddhism practiced around the world. There will be panel discussions on Boddhisatvas, talks on different traditions of Buddhist philosophy by Buddhist scholars and photography exhibitions.

It is proposed to make The Inner Path an annual festival. The festival is being organized by NETPAC (Network for the Promotion of Asian Cinema) India and Devki Foundation.

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