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In the 1940s, as the fate of the Chinese people and the dignity of Chinese Buddhism fell into the nadir, a 14-year-old boy was ordained to be a Buddhist monk in Jiangsu Province, China. Since then he has embarked on a journey to pursue and spread the Dharma for nearly 70 years.
Master Sheng Yen cultivated himself between the Buddhist masters before him and his baby-boomer disciples, between the advanced West and the East that was running to catch up, between the gradually sophisticated secular world and the slowly weakened religious faith, and between life and death.
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30 Jul 2020, 9am to 13 Sep 2020, 9pm
30 Jul 2020, 10am to 13 Sep 2020, 9pm
Approximately 120 minutes
Mandarin and English with English and Chinese subtitles 华语, 英语对白附中, 英文字幕
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PG - Some Brief Coarse Language Brief Coarse Language 少许粗俗语言
THIS Buddhist Film Festival 2020: Online Edition is accessible to Patrons/Viewers located geographically in Singapore and Malaysia only.
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*This film will premiere on 5 Sep 2020, 1.00pm.
**At the end of the Premiere, join us on THISBFF Facebook Live for a post-screening discussion with the filmmakers! (www.facebook.com/THISBFF/live/)
***After the Premiere, the film continues to be available for online viewing until 13 September 2020, 11.59pm.
Chang Chao-wei, from Tainan, Taiwan, used to work as an editor of Pots Weekly, editor-in-chief of South Newsletter, contributing playwright/director of PTS TW, producer of The Moving Visuals Singapore, and head of documentary center, Sun TV HK. In 2006 Chao-wei co-founded CNEX and has since been the group's Chief Producer. Chao-wei is also currently the Chief Content Adviser of Visible Influence Pictures Beijing. His published writings include Who Are Singing Their Own Songs Over There: History of Taiwan Modern Folk Song Movements in the 1970s, Shuttling Milankun, and The Fulcrum of Reality.
张钊维, 台南市人. 曾任破周报编辑, 南方电子报主编, 公共电视特约编导, 新加坡运行视觉制片人, 香港阳光卫视纪录片总监. 2006年参与创办CNEX, 担任制作总监迄今. 目前亦兼任北京视袭影视首席内容顾问. 文字作品包括 《谁在那边唱自己的歌──1970年代台湾现代民歌运动史》, 《穿梭米兰昆》, 《真实的支点》.
Festival Bundle: S$108
Festival Pass: S$26
Single Ticket: S$12