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2015 Film Festival

| February 28, 2015

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

| March 2, 2014

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

| February 23, 2014

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 »

Spaghetti Fundraiser

| February 10, 2014

The VHBT Buddhist Education Committee will be holding a spaghetti lunch fundraiser on Sunday, March 2, 2014, at 11:00AM (after morning service). Cost is $7 per plate, with proceeds benefiting the temple. Menu: Spaghetti Meatballs (on the side) Salad Rolls Panko dessert Beverage Please reserve your lunch by Feb. 24, 2014 by either signing up… Read More »

2014 Venice Buddhist Film Festival

| February 6, 2014

The theme for the 2014 Venice Buddhist Film Festival is “Exile.” The Film Festival will run on four consecutive Sundays, Feb. 9 through Mar. 2, from 1:00PM-3:30PM, at the Venice Hongwanji Buddhist Temple. Feb. 9: Sansho Dayu In mediaeval Japan a compassionate governor is sent into exile. His wife and children try to join him,… Read More »