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    Chasing Buddha

    Award-winning documentary about Australian Buddhist nun Robina Courtin by acclaimed filmmaker Amiel Courtin-Wilson; plus 50 minutes extras from 2013 including outtakes.
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    Uploaded Jan 24, 2016

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    Chasing Buddha

    Directed by Amiel Courtin-Wilson 2000 51 min
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    Uploaded Jan 24, 2016

    Main feature, Robina Courtin video & audio interviews, two prisoner phone interviews, and outtakes from feature at Kentucky State Penitentiary
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    Chasing Buddha

    Australian ex-Catholic, ex-political activist and feminist Robina Courtin has been a Buddhist nun since 1978. Teaching Buddhism around the world, she shatters the stereotype of a Buddhist nun, her intense and direct style leaving an indelible impression on everyone she meets.

    In the heart of America’s bible belt, Robina visits Kentucky State Penitentiary, guiding death row inmates and others on the path to enlightenment. Determined to harness their minds and deal with their violent crimes, they inspire Robina to work even harder at her own rigorous spiritual practice.

    A bold, powerful, multi-award-winning film from internationally acclaimed filmmaker Amiel Courtin-Wilson, whose uncompromising films have screened at festivals including Sundance (Chasing Buddha), Cannes (Cicada, 2009) and the Venice Film Festival (Hail, 2011).

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