09 June 2011

2011 Wesak International Film Festival (WIFF)

Dear friends,


Continuing from its previous successes in 2006 and 2008, the third installment of the Wesak International Film Festival (WIFF) will be organized on June 11-12 and 18-19, 2011 at the Malaysia Tourism Center (MTC), Kuala Lumpur. This non-profit educational event aimed at creating greater awareness of Buddhism among the general public through the medium of films.

Four leading Buddhist organizations in Malaysia: Bandar Utama Buddhist Society, Buddhist Gem Fellowship, Nalanda Buddhist Society, and Young Buddhist Association of Malaysia, jointly organized this event, and supported by 15 other Buddhist Societies in the Klang Valley.

WIFF 2011 will present 18 Buddhist-themed and inspired cinema of all kinds: full-length movies, documentaries, animation, and children’s films. There is no entrance charge to the public to attend any of the screenings. For details on the movies and screening time, please refer to www.wiff.org.my.

A special attraction of WIFF 2011 will be a live performance by world renowned Tibetan Buddhist nun and singer Venerable Choying Drolma from Nepal whose songs have won rave reviews internationally. She will sing some of her best known songs from her various CDs on Saturday, 18 June, at 8pm. Details of her various albums recorded over the years are available from her website www.choying.com

For further enquiries, please call +603-7804 9154 or email to wiff.my@gmail.com.

All are welcome!

With metta,
Sis. Buddhini Tan
Publicity Manager
WIFF 2011