The Resource Daughters of Wisdom

Daughters of Wisdom

Label
Daughters of Wisdom
Title
Daughters of Wisdom
Contributor
Distributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
For centuries, Buddhist monasteries have served as spiritual and educational centers for the people of Tibet, particularly in rural areas. But for the most part, monastic life is available only to men as it has long been believed that educating a woman is a waste of valuable resources. But in Nangchen, in remote Northeastern Tibet, Kala Rongo Monastery is granting women choices they've never had before, and changing outmoded attitudes that no longer serve the greater good of the community. Nearly 300 nuns are now receiving religious and educational training previously unavailable to them, and playing an unprecedented role in preserving their rich cultural heritage even as they slowly reshape it. DAUGHTERS OF WISDOM is an intimate portrait of these nuns, who graciously allow the camera a never-before-seen glimpse into their vibrant spiritual community and insight into their extraordinary lives.Some shy, some outspoken, all are committed to the often difficult life they have chosen, away from the yak farms and herding families of their birth. Special Jury Prize, Ternto Film Festival. Audience Award and Award for Excellence in Editing at the Brooklyn International Film Festival
Cataloging source
VDU
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by BTG Productions in 1998
Language note
In English
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • BTG Productions (Firm)
  • Kanopy (Firm)
Runtime
67
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Foreign language films
  • Religion
Technique
live action
Label
Daughters of Wisdom
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from title frames
  • In Process Record
  • Film
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file) (68 minutes):
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
  • video
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1331165
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • (OCoLC)985065694
  • (CaSfKAN)kan1331165
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
Daughters of Wisdom
Link
Publication
Note
  • Title from title frames
  • In Process Record
  • Film
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file) (68 minutes):
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
  • video
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1331165
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • (OCoLC)985065694
  • (CaSfKAN)kan1331165
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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