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Articles tagged as Documentaries

  • New TOVP Film Released As Construction Progresses Steadily

    A brand new professionally-shot documentary about the construction of ISKCON’s flagship temple, the Temple of the Vedic Planetarium in Mayapur, West Bengal has just been released, as the initial burst of progress settles to a slower yet steady pace.The documentary is the second in a multi-part series focuses on the community behind the ambitious project.

  • Acharya: One Who Teaches By Example - Trailer

    On August 18th, ISKCON celebrates the birthday of its founder A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada (1896-1977). This upcoming film celebrates his life and echievements. For more information please visit: www.acharyathemovie.com

  • "Spiritual Embassies" Documentary Premieres in London

    The second in the “Spiritual Embassies of the World” film series, entitled “Sri Vrindavana Dhama, India” has received its premiere in London, England. The first screening, on December 14th, was shown to a Bhakti Vriksha congregational group at the beautiful 17th century Swiss Church in Covent Garden.

  • Acharya Film Seeking Interviewees

    There is an urgent need for an updated, revised film on ISKCON-founder Srila Prabhupada with language and imagery appropriate for 21st century viewers.

  • Bhakti Short Film Fest in Australia

    Films on Bhakti filling up cinemas?  Yes it is happening. In the Tweed Valley, Australia local devotees have just celebrated the second annual Bhakti Short Film Fest. The event has been held in the local Murwillumbah "Regent" Cinema.

  • Acharya: One Who Teaches By Example - Trailer

    The incredible story of one devoted soul's mission to re-spiritualize humanity. Coming in 2015 a feature documentary about International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) Founder A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada (1896-1977).

  • Veteran Filmmaker to Direct New Srila Prabhupada Biopic

    Work is currently underway on a new documentary film about the life of ISKCON Founder A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Srila Prabhupada, entitled Acharya: One Who Teaches By Example.

  • ISKCON to Produce Ten More Videos for Smartphone App

    The market for smartphone applications as a way to distribute media content is growing fast, with an increasing number of people now watching videos on their iPhone, Androids, Blackberries or tablets.

  • Nature’s IQ Film Premieres in Budapest and New York

    The premiere’s venue, the prestigious Urania National Movie Theater in Budapest, was completely sold out ten days before the event. Nearly 500 people—mostly paying members of the general public, along with media, crew members and their families—packed into the plush theater, which was built in the 1880s and resembles a Rajasthani palace.

  • TOVP Film Documents the Rise of ISKCON’s Biggest Temple
    As construction on the Temple of the Vedic Planetarium—ISKCON’s flagship temple in Mayapur, West Bengal—continues, a new documentary has been released online at TOVP.org and on Youtube chronicling the temple’s rise.
  • A Trailer for a New Feature Documentary: Rasa Yatra

    RASA YATRA evokes the beauty of pilgrimage and explores the essence of devotion in Hindu culture through non-linear narrative. Rasa is Sanskrit for 'juice' or 'taste', and it can also mean 'dance'. Yatra means 'journey', suggesting a joyful inner expedition, beyond the confines of routine and conceptual conventions. Photographed over a period of four years, RASA YATRA takes the viewer on a meditative journey from the majestic Himalayan mountains into Vrindavana, the spiritual heart of India. For the receptive viewer, RASA YATRA becomes a pilgrimage rather than a mere depiction of one.

    To learn more about the film please visit: http://www.rasayatra.com/

  • Villa Vrindavana TV Show Appearance Changes Hearts
    ISKCON Italy’s flagship center, the rural community of Villa Vrindavana, was thrust into the public’s attention when the TV show 24/7 chose it as the focus of one of its episodes this spring.
  • Spiritual Activism Documentary Gives Recipe for Changing the World
    With his shaved head and saffron robes, Radha-Vallabha Dasa—a brahmachari monk at New York’s Bhaktivedanta Ashram—isn’t your typical activist. But his new documentary film Today We Have The Power may just have the most powerful, and deceptively simple solution to the problems of capitalism and globalization that have bothered so many protesters for decades.
  • ISKCON Featured in a New PBS Documentary
    The Asian & Abrahamic Religions: A Divine Encounter in America is a new documentary featuring ISKCON among other religious groups originated in Asia. The film is currently being broadcast on many PBS channels all across the United States.
  • An Opportunity for Devotee Videographers
    ISKCON News invites videographers to contribute a once-off video material or to become a regular reporter for ISKCON News.
  • The Rathayatra That Started Them All Comes to DVD
    As Rathayatra season comes to a close, devotees can immerse themselves in the one that started them all in ISKCON film-maker Vasudeva Dasa’s new English language version of his little-seen 1992 classic, Pulling Krishna Home.