American Buddhism on the Rise

At the opening night (June 14) of the third annual BuddhaFest film festival in Arlington, Virginia, we asked attendees to talk about their attraction to Buddhism. Watch an audio slideshow of the interviews, and listen to American University Buddhist chaplain Bhante Uparatana lead a Buddhist chant during the opening ceremony. Photographs by Sam Pinczuk. Interviews and editing by Fred Yi. Chant audio provided by IMCW.org.