Tricycle Film Club

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    Ram Dass: Fierce Grace Paid Member

    Ram Dass: Fierce Grace was so popular during the final week of the Tricycle | BuddhaFest Online Film Festival we decided to make it July's Film Club selection. For the next two weeks all Supporting and Sustaining Members of the Tricycle Community can watch this incredible documentary about one of the great spiritual teachers of our time. Don't worry, all BuddhaFest Online Festival pass holders get to watch it through this extended run, too. More »
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    The Marathon Monks of Mount Hiei Paid Member

    Welcome to the Tricycle Film Club! This month Tricycle Supporting and Sustaining Members will be treated to two films at the Tricycle Film Club, presented in partnership with BuddhaFest Film Festival, June 14-17 in Washington, DC. The first is The Marathon Monks of Mount Hiei, a documentary about the extreme asceticism of running Buddhists in Japan, and the second is Into Great Silence, a documentary about the everyday lives of Carthusian monks of the Grande Chartreuse, high in the French Alps. The Marathon Monks of Mount Hiei begins today and Into Great Silence will begin Monday, May 14. The Marathon Monks of Mount Hiei (1992) More »
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    Into Great Silence Paid Member

    This month's Tricycle Film Club, available for Tricycle Supporting and Sustaining members, is presented in partnership with BuddhaFest film festival (June 14-17 in Washington, D.C.). Not a Supporting or Sustaining member? Sign up here. For the next two weeks at the Tricycle Film Club we will be showing Philip Groening's Into Great Silence, an elegant look into life at La Grande Chartreuse, a Roman Catholic monastery in the French Alps home to the monks and nuns of the Carthusian Order. High in the mountains, these men and women live a life of enduring silence, contemplation, and solitude, supporting themselves by brewing the green liquor chartreuse. More »
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    The Dhamma Brothers Paid Member

    Welcome to the Tricycle Film Club! Each month Tricycle Supporting and Sustaining Members will be treated to a select feature-length film, presented in partnership with BuddhaFest Film Festival, June 14-17 in Washington, DC. The benefits of membership continue to grow, so if you're not already a Supporting or Sustaining Member, upgrade now and watch our April selection, The Dhamma Brothers, produced, written and directed by Jenny Phillips. The discussion will be led by Jenny. Join the Tricycle Community to be a part of the Tricycle Film Club. The Dhamma Brothers (2008) More »
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    Griefwalker Paid Member

    Welcome to the Tricycle Film Club! Each month, Tricycle Supporting and Sustaining Members will be treated to a select feature-length film, presented in partnership with Alive Mind Cinema and BuddhaFest Film Festival, June 14-17 in Washington, DC. The benefits of membership continue to grow, so if you're not already a Supporting or Sustaining Member, upgrade now and watch our March selection, Griefwalker, written and directed by Tim Wilson. The discussion is led by the film's subject, Stephen Jenkinson. Join the Tricycle Community to be a part of the Tricycle Film Club. More »
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    Edge of Dreaming Paid Member

    Each month, Tricycle Supporting and Sustaining Members will be treated to a select feature-length film, presented in partnership with Alive Mind Cinema and BuddhaFest Film Festival, June 14-17 in Washington, DC. The benefits of membership continue to grow, so if you're not already a Supporting or Sustaining Member, upgrade now and watch our February selection, Edge of Dreaming, written and directed by Amy Hardie. Join the Tricycle Community to be a part of the Tricycle Film Club.  Edge of Dreaming (February 2012) More »