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Samsara/Satya, Prayer for the Enemy
Date Tuesday August 05
Time 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Location Details
Foundation for Global Community 222 High Street, Palo Alto http://www.globalcommunity.org
Event Type Screening
Organizer/AuthorAseem Das
Samsara documents the struggle of the Cambodian people to rebuild a shattered society in a climate of war and with limited resources. Ancient prophecy Buddhist teachings, and folklore provide a context for understanding the Cambodian tragedy, bringing a humanistic perspective to a country in deep political turmoil (29 mins) Satya, Prayer for The Enemy focuses on the testimonies of Tibetan nuns, revealing continued religious oppression and human rights abuses in occupied Tibet and seeks to understand the basis and inspiration for this choice of nonviolence, and the spiritual principles that influence their understanding of the enemy. (28 mins) Both documentaries are directed by Ellen Bruno and have won numerous awards.
Added to the calendar on Tuesday Feb 3rd, 2004 10:26 AM