Silent Holy Stones

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Silent Holy Stones

  1. Saturday, September 15, 2012 6:30 p.m.
Still image from the film Silent Holy Stones
A young Tibetan lama from a mountain monastery, returns home for the New Year’s celebrations. Fascinated by TV serials of Buddhist stories, he wants to bring his family’s television to the monastery. The young boy struggles to balance his strict Buddhist training with explorations of the outside world through the novelty of television. Tibetan language with English subtitles.
(35mm presentation)


The series is sponsored by Indiana University Student Association, Central Eurasian Studies Department, Sinor Research Institute for Inner Asian Studies, East Asian Studies Center, Tibetan Studies Student Association, Inner Asian and Uralic National Resource Center and IU Cinema. Special thanks to Pema Tseden, Trace Foundation's Latse Library, and Eveline Yang.