Awam Tibetan Buddhist Institute

Pielstick hasn’t seen a lot of collaboration between the various Buddhist groups in town, though he and others are making efforts to change that.

Kelly Presnell / Arizona Daily Star

The Awam Tibetan Buddhist Institute, 3400 E. Speedway, will host its monthly movie night and potluck 6 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 19.

The film this month is “Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter … And Spring” about a small Buddhist monastery floating on a lake, the monk who lives there and the boy he raises. Although the movie night is free to attend, the center requests participants bring food to share and a donation.

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