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Buddhist film wins award at religious festival

Update: May, 16/2014 - 08:33

A scene of the Path of Enlightenment.

HA NOI (VNS) — Con Duong Giac Ngo (Path of Enlightenment) won the Best Television award at the recent Buddhist Film Festival.

Made by director Cong Hau and produced by Hoang Phap Pagoda, the film will be screened from 8am to 5pm at the pagoda in the city's Hoc Mon District on Sunday.

The four-episode series features the journey of Buddha as he seeks the truth. The film features meditative shots and music as well as English subtitles.

About 245 films from 95 countries and territories participated in the film festival, part of the celebrations for the UN Day of Vesak held in the northern province of Ninh Binh from May 8-11.

Films from India, Japan and South Korea also received awards. — VNS

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