Film Club

Buddhist films and discussion for the Tricycle Community

Film Club Archive

The Lion’s Roar

Mark Elliott
the lion's roar

Originally released in 1985 in 16mm and beautifully remastered in 2021, The Lion’s Roar is an intimate portrait of the late 16th Gyalwa Karmapa, head of the Karma Kagyu lineage of Tibetan Buddhism.

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Shugendō Now

Jean-Marc Abela

In this poetic documentary feature, follow along with a group of modern practitioners as they journey into sacred mountains and seek to integrate the nature-based practices of Shugendō into their modern urban lives. 

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Buddhist Shorts Film Festival 2022

Celebrate the New Year with Tricycle’s Buddhist Shorts Film Festival! This January, we’re featuring five short films documenting Buddhist diversity around the world. Among the cinematic journeys in store, we’ll take a glimpse inside the mind of Thomas Merton, enjoy an animated tale about the Yarlung river, and follow the story of a strained friendship […]

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