Bardo Thodol

Simon Bogojević Narath

experimental film

year: 2000

format: Beta SP
duration: 45'

production: Kenges
distribution: Bonobostudio

Bardo Thodol is the author's interpretation of the Tibetan Book of Dead, text of the Mahayana tradition of Tibetan Buddhism. Its purpose is to help the dead on their way to nirvana or reincarnation in order to pass through all after-death visions and temptations as painless as possible.


More About the Film

Simon Bogojević Narath (1968) graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts, Painting Department in Zagreb. He first started working on experimental films and video-installations and since 1993 is involved in 2D and 3D computer animation. His short animated and experimental films were screened and awarded at numerous international festivals. He teaches animation at the Academy of Applied Arts in Rijeka.


Flower of Battle (2011), Morana (2008), Leviathan (2006), Plasticat (2003), Bardo Thodol (2000), Hand of the Master (1995)


Oktavijan award for the best experimental film (Days of Croatian Film 2000)

Selected festivals

Days of Croatian Film; Split Film Festival; International Experimental Film Festival 25FPS