DIRECT PICTURES
YATRA TRILOGY
Journey Into Buddhism

VAJRA SKY

PRAJNA EARTH
 
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“Viewers will be awed by this luminous world - so rarely captured on film."
-Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
 

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These visually stunning documentaries are cinematic pilgrimages to renowned places in Southeast Asia and Tibet. Filmmaker John Bush shares the truth, beauty and mystery of these ancient Buddhist cultures with an artist's awareness.

"John Bush's work is eye-opening and essential if you have an interest in Eastern spirituality."

-Ty Burr, Film Critic, Boston Globe

"These three lyrical films are meditations themselves. Their deliberate pacing, unobtrusive narration, and inspired sounds are created to induce an inner journey while traveling to these legendary places."

-Asia Society, New York.

"Offers up the mesmerizing beauty and ineffable power of places most of us will never see."

-Mary Talbot, Tricycle, The Buddhist Review

An award winning filmmaker, John Bush has lived and traveled in Asia for more than three decades, sharing its sacred sites, culture and images in his work. While playing in scores of major festivals, museums and theaters around the world, John's films are now broadcast on PBS as well as abroad. His studio is on the harbor in lower Manhattan.

"John Bush sets a benchmark for compassion and integrity in filmmaking."

-National Gallery of Australia
 

MUSEUM ENGAGEMENTS:
Rubin Museum of Art, New York
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Cleveland Museum of Art
Art Institute of Chicago 
Bishop Museum, Honolulu
Portland Art Museum, Oregon
Museum of Asian Civilizations, Singapore
Asian Art Museum of San Francisco
Center for Contemporary Arts, Santa Fe
Anchorage Museum of Art, Alaska
British Museum, London
Danish Film Institute, Copenhagen
National Archives, Ottawa, 
Norton Simon Museum of Art, Pasadena
Seattle Art Museum
National Gallery of Australia
Asia Society, New York

 

THEATRICAL ENGAGEMENTS:
BOSTON
LOS ANGELES
PASADENA
BUFFALO
NEW YORK
DENVER
SAN FRANCISCO
BERKELEY
SAN RAFAEL
SEATTLE
BAR HARBOR
MAUI
SANTA FE
CORK, Ireland
PALM DESERT
GRAND RAPIDS
HILO
ROME, Italy
CHICAGO
NEVADA CITY
BELLINGHAM
EDMONTON
SYDNEY, Au
VICTORIA, Au
AUSTIN
SASKATOON
AUSTIN
CLEVELAND
RALEIGH
ATHENS, Greece
TEL AVIV, Israel
MADISON
NORTHAMPTON
MINNEAPOLIS
ITHACA
OTTAWA
PORTLAND, OR
CALGARY, Sk
COPENHAGEN, Dk


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