Film Club

Buddhist films and discussion for the Tricycle Community

Film Club Archive

Saving Mes Aynak

Brent Huffman
headless buddha statue from film saving mes aynak

Afghan archaeologists and villagers fight to save the ancient Buddhist city of Mes Aynak, one of the most significant archaeological discoveries of recent times, from destruction by a Chinese copper mine.

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Former Film Club Selections

The Sweet Requiem

Ritu Sarin, Tenzing Sonam

Dolkar, a 26-year-old refugee from Tibet, leads an enjoyable, promising life as an independent woman in Delhi. But when she encounters a man from her past, long-suppressed memories of childhood escape from her native country put her on a newfound quest for meaning.

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Pani: Women, Drugs and Kathmandu

Raul Gallego Abellan

In Kathmandu, life for female opioid addicts is hard. Addicted to the street drug pani and shunned by society, many turn to sex work and petty crime to survive. This documentary follows eight brave women who strive to recover against heavy odds and the former users who help them along the way.

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