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Brothers in the Buddha

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Brothers in the Buddha examines the personal life and challenge taken up by Michael, a seventeen-year-old Vietnamese-Canadian “novice” Buddhist monk. The documentary follows his life at the monastery, at his high school with other Canadian youth, and in his community. As we come to know Michael we also gain a sympathetic understanding of the religious tradition he is exploring and the community he stands within.

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    70 minutes
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  • Director
    Beth Wishart MacKenzie
  • Screenwriter
    Beth Wishart MacKenzie
  • Producer
    Beth Wishart MacKenzie
  • Cast
    Michael Nguyen & Thay Phap Hoa
  • Cinematographer
    Richard Gustavsen
  • Editor
    Sarah Taylor