Choice for a Chinese woman : enlightenment in a Buddhist convent
Portrait of a Chinese teenager from a poor rural family who ran away to a Buddhist convent. The film examines life in the convent and the religious conventions and convictions of everyday people trained since the Maoist revolution to disdain religion. Follows the transformation of this young girl in her search for peace and enlightenment.
Krauter, Uwe; Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen
Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Asian Culture; Chinese Culture; Religion; China; Religion, Philosophy; Buddhist nuns -- China -- Social conditions -- 20th century; Teenage girls -- China -- Social conditions -- 20th century; Poor teenagers -- China -- Social conditions -- 20th century; Monastic and religious life of women -- China -- History -- 20th century; Buddhist convents -- China -- History -- 20th century; Buddhism -- China -- History -- 20th century; China -- Religion -- 20th century; China -- Social conditions -- 20th century
North America; United States; New Jersey; Princeton
- Rights Statement
- In Copyright
Access is restricted to patrons at the University of Maryland.
- Physical Description
37 minutes; color
Access condition: campus-only.
Script and direction, Uwe Krauter.
- Other Identifiers
Filename: lms-090342; Fedora 2 PID: umd:2129; Handle Identifier: hdl:1903.1/1181; Catalog Key: alephsys003126374; OCLC: ocm55120015
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