2017 Film Festival

The theme for the 2017 Venice Buddhist Film Festival is “The Social Face of Buddhism.” The Film Festival will run on three consecutive Sundays, March 5 through March 19 at the Venice Hongwanji Buddhist Temple. See times below. A short discussion will follow each film. For more information about the Venice Hongwanji Buddhist Film Festival, …read more

2015 Film Festival

2015 Film Festival

The theme for the 2015 Venice Buddhist Film Festival is “Decisions.” The Film Festival will run on four consecutive Sundays, March 1 through March 22 at the Venice Hongwanji Buddhist Temple. See times below. A short discussion will follow each film, with a special panel discussion following the screening of Lil Tokyo Reporter on March …read more

2014 Venice Buddhist Film Festival: Final Installment

2014 Venice Buddhist Film Festival: Final Installment

Today, the 2nd of March, we completed the final films of our festival. We finished our first decade of the film festival with a bang: over 70 individuals participated and enjoyed today’s finale. The two films presented exemplified our temple’s theme of “Exile” for this year: “Of Civil Wrongs and Rights: The Fred Korematsu Story,” …read more

2014 Venice Buddhist Film Festival: The New World

2014 Venice Buddhist Film Festival: The New World

The third installment of the Venice Buddhist Film Festival, The New World, was screened Sunday, Feb. 23, at 1:00PM. The film was shown after the Dharma School Pet Memorial Service. Gasshou From The 3rd Film Festival Screening, “The New World”. Posted by Venice Hongwanji Buddhist Temple on 2/24/2014 (6 items) The film front viewing area. …read more