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FILM "THE LONG SEARCH - I"

 

THE FOUNDATION FOR UNIVERSAL RESPONSIBILITY
OF HIS HOLINESS THE DALAI LAMA &
THE INDIA INTERNATIONAL CENTRE
 
invite you to a series of monthly film screenings on
 
‘CREEDS OF OUR TIMES’
Curated by Rajiv Mehrotra
 
19 APRIL, 2017, WEDNESDAY, 6:30 PM
 
THE LONG SEARCH - I
 A film presented by Ronald Eyre, 102 mins/English
 
PROSTESTAN SPIRIT USA | 50 Minutes
In the 1100 churches of Indianapolis, we see bewildering multiplicity of Protestantism. Churches with the seating and styling of deluxe first-run theatres. Services conducted with the professionalism of television specular. And congregations that occupy every seat at four staggered services every Sunday. All are features of the US church-going boom. We discover that religion is not in a state of apathy in America; in some quarters it is decidedly big business. 
 
HINDUISM: 330 MILLION GODS | 52 Minutes
Traces the Indian religious experience in two highly contrasting locations: the bustling city of Benares where millions come to bathe in the holy waters of the Ganges, and the small village of Bhith Bhagwanpur, unvisited except by professional story tellers and itinerant priests. The film concentrates its attention on the Hindu approach to God. But which God? For there are 330 million of them.