The Angry Buddha

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Hungarian (Hungary)
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A Buddhist grammar school for Roma youth in Eastern Hungary? An educational experiment that seeks to overcome exclusion through education and spirituality. A Buddhist grammar school for Roma youth in eastern Hungary? Stefan Ludwig's documentary THE ANGRY BUDDHA portrays a school whose goal is to overcome social exclusion through education and spirituality. They exist at the edges of society and are considered troublesome and backwards. However, János Orsòs, a Romani from eastern Hungary, has taken a new approach. János founded a school inspired by the Buddhism of B.R. Ambedkar, who freed millions of Indians from the stigma of ‘untouchability’. Full of hope and fury, János fights for a better future for his pupils, the ‘untouchables’ of Europe.