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Hartley Film Foundation

Overview
Works: 129 works in 298 publications in 1 language and 2,883 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Short films  Educational films  Biography  History  Ethnographic films  Religious films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Television programs 
Roles: Originator, Distributor
Classifications: DS423, 291.43
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Most widely held works by Hartley Film Foundation
India and the infinite the soul of a people( Visual )

12 editions published between 1979 and 1997 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pictures an India of many paradoxes and extremes: the many religions, the love of ritual and what it symbolizes, and great art and architecture. Examines Jain temples in India in order to show the difference between Jainism and Buddhism and to show the Jain formula for self-realization
Taoism( Visual )

8 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With scenes of contemporary China as a background, author John Blofeld gives the essence of Taoism and explains its importance in developing the Chinese character
Requiem for a faith( Visual )

7 editions published between 1978 and 2010 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the religion of the people of Tibet. Discusses the doctrines and the role of the lamas in the religious culture of the people of Tibet
The best of Alan Watts a memorial anthology( Visual )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows highlights of the best scenes from Alan Watts' seven films, which delve into Buddhism, Zen Buddhism, Taoism, and meditation
Islamic mysticism the Sufi way by Huston Smith( Visual )

7 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gives an in-depth study of Islam and its mystical core, Sufism. Shot on location from India to Morocco, covers Muslim rituals, the teachings of the Koran, whirling dervishes of Turkey, and the Sufi way to God
Hinduism and the Song of God by Elda Hartley( Visual )

8 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film brings to life the Bhagavad Gita; holy shrines in India are visited, and self-realization within the Hindu faith is revealed
Alan Watts the Art of meditation by Alan Watts( Visual )

7 editions published between 1971 and 1995 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents Alan Watts, who gives advice on means of meditation. Accompanied by nature photography and natural sounds
Buddhism comes to America( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Richard Clarke, spiritual head of the Living Dharma Center, talks about what attracted him and his students to Buddha and what Buddhism means to him. Includes archival footage featuring Helena P. Blavatsky, Daisetz T. Suzuki, and Alan Watts
Buddhism the path to enlightenment by Elda Hartley( Visual )

7 editions published between 1978 and 1994 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the life of the Buddha from his birth, through his years as a wandering mendicant, to his later years as a religious leader. Also gives an overview of the principles of Theravāda Buddhism
Bali the mask of Rangda by Harvey Bellin( Visual )

7 editions published between 1975 and 1980 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows the culture and religion (Bali-Hindu) of the people of Bali and discusses the ties between everyday life and their religion
Quantum healing toward perfect health( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video offers a journey of discovery, from the pioneers of holistic health to the leading edge in today's mind/body medicine
Pluralism in America( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Eck considers the essential question facing American society to be how Americans of all faiths and beliefs can engage with one another to shape a country of positive pluralism. The great diversity of religious beliefs in the U.S. has become what she calls "Main Street phenomenon," and she addresses religious pluralism in terms of global, national, civic and theological issues
The mystic's journey( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Put together over 30 years of travel and studies by Huston Smith, the best-selling author of The world's religions, these three short films show rarely seen religious rituals and traditions
Trip to awareness a Jain pilgrimage to India( Visual )

3 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Several students of Jain Master Munishn Chitrabhana tour several Jain temples in India with him. A comparison of Buddhism and Jainism is discussed
Green winter by Elda Hartley( Visual )

7 editions published between 1985 and 1994 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmmaker Elda Hartley examines her own life and the aging process by sorting through experiences with other cultures and religions. Addresses other topics such as retirement vs. continuing to work, attitudes towards death, life after death, longevity, cosmetic surgery, and nursing homes
Sacred trances of Java and Bali( Visual )

3 editions published between 1976 and 1991 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on the religious practices of people living in Java and Bali. Describes the function of a horse-trance ritual that combines the basic tenets of Mohammadism with an ancient belief in animism
The Sound of wisdom a festival of sacred chant( Visual )

4 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dynamic record of an historic meeting of musical practice East and West, ancient and modern, in the One World Music Festival of Sacred Chant at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine
Christian mysticism and the monastic life by Elda Hartley( Visual )

3 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows Catholic and Protestant monasteries in Europe and America. Gives the history of monastic life, their beliefs, God's presence with man, and the importance of love in enlightenment
World religions( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Requiem for a faith: Professor Hudson Smith, renowned expert on world religions, narrates this portrait of a Tibetan Buddhist society "that is so close to the sky, the natural occupation of its people is to pray."
The mood of Zen by Alan Watts( Visual )

5 editions published between 1970 and 1991 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alan Watts discusses the philosophy of Zen and presents aspects of the Japanese countryside, set against chanting by Buddhist monks and Koto music ; filmed in Japan
 
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