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Buddhism goes to the movies : introduction to Buddhist thought and practice

Ronald S. Green


Available at UDM McNichols Campus Library  UDM McNichols Library Stacks  (PN 1995.9 .B795 G74 2014 )

  • Title:
    Buddhism goes to the movies : introduction to Buddhist thought and practice
  • Author: Ronald S. Green
  • Description: Early representations of Buddhism in films : Broken blossoms (D.W. Griffith, USA, 1919) and Lost horizon (Frank Capra, USA, 1937) -- The four noble truths and Fight club (David Fincher, USA, 2000) -- Buddhist awakening: Waking life (Richard Linklater, USA, 2001) -- Dependant origination: I heart Huckabees (David O. Russell, USA, 2004) -- Korean Seon Buddhism: Why has Bodhi-dharma left for the East? (Young-Kyun Bae, South Korea, 1989) -- Theravāda Buddhism, socially engaged Buddhism: The Burmese harp (Biruma no tategoto, Kon Ichikawa, Japan, 1956) -- Tibetan Buddhism: The cup (Khyentse Norbu, Bhutan, 2000) -- Japanese Shin Buddhism: Departures (Okuribito, Yōjirō Takita, Japan, 2008) -- The Buddhist order of nuns: Windhorse (Paul Wagner, USA, 1998) -- Thai Buddhism in horror films : Nang Nak (Nonzee Nimibutr, Thailand, 1999) and Uncle Boonmee who can recall his past lives (Pichatpong Weerasethaku, Thailand, 2010).
    "Explains the basics of Buddhist philosophy and practice through a number of dramatic films from around the world"--Page 4 of cover.
  • Local Note: acq2018rel
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Publisher: New York : Routledge
  • Format: xvii, 159 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
  • Identifier: ISBN 9780415841467;ISBN 0415841461;ISBN 9780415841481;ISBN 0415841488;ISBN 9780203765692;ISBN 0203765699
  • Subjects: Buddhism in motion pictures; Buddhism in motion pictures; Buddhismus; Film; Buddhism -- i filmen
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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