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About


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About


 
 

The premier festival of its kind
in the world

 

BuddhaFest embraces the principles of mindfulness and compassion through a unique mix of inspiring films, modern wisdom teachings, meditation and live music.

 

June 2 - 4, 2017
Writers Guild Theater in Beverly Hills

 

 
 
 
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Films


Films


Films, filmmakers & special guests

"There's never been a more critical time to offer a program of films that celebrates diversity, compassion, and interconnections."

- Gaetano Maida, executive director of Buddhist Film Foundation


BuddhaFest is proud to host the International Buddhist Film Festival
 

 
 


FILM PREMIERES
TRIBUTES
FILMMAKERS
SPECIAL GUESTS

 
 
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Talks


Talks


TALKs and MEDITATION
with leading buddhist teachers

SHARON SALZBERG Founder, Insight Meditation Society in Barre, Mass. and Author, Real Love and Real Happiness

SHARON SALZBERG
Founder, Insight Meditation Society in Barre, Mass. and Author, Real Love and Real Happiness

NOAH LEVINE Founding teacher, Against the Stream Buddhist Meditation Society in LA and Author, Dharma Punx

NOAH LEVINE
Founding teacher, Against the Stream Buddhist Meditation Society in LA and Author, Dharma Punx

DZOGCHEN PONLOP RINPOCHE Founder, Nalandabodhi Buddhist centers and Author, Emotional Rescue and Rebel Buddha

DZOGCHEN PONLOP RINPOCHE
Founder, Nalandabodhi Buddhist centers and Author, Emotional Rescue and Rebel Buddha

DAWA TARCHIN PHILLIPS Co-founder & Director of Education, Center for Mindfulness and Human Potential at UC Santa Barbara

DAWA TARCHIN PHILLIPS
Co-founder & Director of Education, Center for Mindfulness and Human Potential at UC Santa Barbara

MUSHIM PATRICIA IKEDA Teacher, East Bay Meditation Center in Oakland, California

MUSHIM PATRICIA IKEDA
Teacher, East Bay Meditation Center in Oakland, California

CHRISTIANE WOLF Teacher, InsightLA in Los Angeles and Co-author, A Clinician’s Guide To Teaching Mindfulness

CHRISTIANE WOLF
Teacher, InsightLA in Los Angeles and Co-author, A Clinician’s Guide To Teaching Mindfulness

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Music


Music


pRESENTING Ani Choying Drolma
LIVE IN CONCERT


Nepal's "Rock Star Nun" Makes Rare LA Appearance
 

"There's a quality in her singing that cuts to the heart
of what it's like to be human."

- Steve Tibbetts, musical collaborator
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Sponsors


Sponsors


Marketing / PR & Consulting Services provided by
John Raatz and The Visioneering Group
 

Festival PArtners

 


Festival Sponsors


Festival Supporters