A Buddhist, Taoist, Christian And An Atheist Learn Each Other’s Faith

 

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‘If Confucius was a human, why do people pray to him?’

This and many more questions about faith are explored by four friends in their quest to understand each other’s religions and beliefs.

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The team behind this documentary, The Longest-Distance Relationship come from diverse backgrounds.

Comprising a Buddhist, Taoist, Christian and an atheist, the quartet interviewed their parents, a Buddhist monk, a Christian pastor, as well as followers of different faiths asking honest questions to learn the meaning behind their religion.

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Why do you offer incense and pray before an exam?

Why does the Goddess of Mercy have three birthdays in a year?

In the Bible, does it say that other religions cannot exist?

Even the most devoted find themselves with questions they can’t answer, leaving room for reflection.

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Here’s a candid look at religion in modern day Singapore, with its inconsistencies, harsh absolutes and inherent conflict.

Watch ‘The Longest-Distance Relationship’ by Lee Sin Yee (Singapore) on Viddsee:

This short film won the Best Documentary at the 6th Singapore Short Film Awards as well as Award of Merit for a student documentary at the Accolade Global Film Competition 2015.

Just one more! Next, watch Loving A Tombstone: She can learn a new religion, but she can’t un-love her soulmate.

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