Connecticut Buddhist Film Festival

About Film Series
Showcase Films & Dates 2014
Showcase Films & Dates 2013
Showcase Films & Dates 2012
Contact & Location

Our 4th annual Connecticut Buddhist Film Festival returns on Wednesday, January 16, 2013 in Middletown and will run for five months through May 15, 2013. We will showcase 5 cinemagraphic works that explore the Buddhist spiritual experience or that take on Buddhist themes. This Buddhist Film Series is a free of charge educational program of the New England Institute for Buddhist Studies (NEIBS) for its students and to the general public.


CT Buddhist Film Festival


Pre-show Dinners: Have dinner and learn more about the films and/or acquaint yourself with the Buddha’s teachings with the Festival coordinators. The Pre-show dinners will take place on selected months from 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. at either Pho Mai Vietnamese Restaurant or Tibetan Kitchen which are both located nearby on Main Street (Connect with Festival's coordinator to confirm).


Pre-show Social: Connect with others who are interested in the film content or religious/spiritual themes. The social will be from 6:30 – 7 p.m. It is always a friendly crowd. Refreshments will be served.


Show Time: 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.


Discussion:  There is always a short lively discussion after the films. We know it’s a work night so if you cannot stick around for it, that is ok.


Location: Buttonwood Tree Performing Arts and Cultural Center, 605 Main Street, Middletown.


Cost:  No admission is charged

"Learn about the Buddha'ss teachings through film"