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Films & Other Videos

Films with: Bruno, Ellen

Sky burial
"Sky Burial follows the ritual of "jha-tor", the giving of alms to birds in a northern Tibetan monastry--where the bodies of the dead are offered to vultures as a final act of kindness to living beings. At the Drigung Monastry lamas chant to call the consciousness from the body. Juniper incense is burned to summon the vultures. Special body breakers, or "rogyapas", unwrap the bodies and cut away the flesh. The bones are crushed and mixed with tsampa, a roasted barley flour. The entire body is consumed by the birds, assuring the ascent of the soul."--Container.
DVD 9449
Split divorce through kids' eyes /
Children ages 6-12 speak openly about living in families broken by divorce. Intended to inspire both children and parents living with divorce.
DVD 11818