Posts Tagged ‘movie’

The Dhamma Brothers: Meditation in Prison

October 10, 2009

a documentary based on personal transformation in prisons, where eastern philosophy and meditation are not widely practiced

Am Johal [context] will moderate a panel discussion on it with:

Gabor Maté – physician, writer, author of In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters with Addiction [bio]
Alison Granger Brown – recreation therapist at the Fraser Valley Institution
Anila Ann McNeil – Tibetan Buddhist nun and prison chaplain for Fraser Valley federal prisons
Bridget MacKenzie – prison chaplain for Fraser Valley federal prisons

image - from the movie - The Dhamma Brothers

Monday, 16 November 2009
Doors open at 6:15pm … film 7:00pm … panel 8:30pm
Location: Langara College 100 West 49th Avenue – Newberry Hall (Room A130)

Admission by donation BUT RSVP to reserve a place;
no one will be turned away due to lack of funds;
all money raised will go to prison support groups: to Freedom Project Canada and to Women in2 Healing;
RSVP – Leave a Reply/Leave a Comment below

***Note the six paragraphs on The Dhamma Brothers in this recent prison dharma article.

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The Dhamma Brothers :: Thursday, August 6

July 13, 2009

image - from the movie - The Dhamma Brothers

Many thanks to Awake in Action, hosts for this screening of The Dhamma Brothers on Thursday, August 6. Doors open at 5:45pm, program starts at 6:00pm. By donation. [details]

Noah Levine: Meditate and Destroy :: July 5

July 3, 2008

image - Noah Levine - from www.meditateanddestroy.comMeditate and Destroy – an 80-minute documentary – shows how author Noah Levine (Dharma Punx, Against the Stream) connects with young people.

Saturday, July 5

Rhizome Café [website]
317 East Broadway [map]

Doors: 6:30pm
Event: 7:30pm [details]

Dharma in Prison: Documentary • Feb 21

February 9, 2008

image - Meditation - from www.karunafilms.comDoing Time, Doing Vipassana
introduced by
Alison Granger Brown

Thursday, Feb 21, 7:00–9:00pm

Rhizome Café

[poster]

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Milarepa the Movie: This Week Only

November 30, 2007

image - milarepa publicity - from www.festivalcinemas.ca

Now Playing at Fifth Avenue
Milarepa: Magician, Murderer, Saint
94 Minutes

Showtimes: Nov 30 to Dec 6
Daily at: 2:00, 4:45, 7:25, 9:25
(no 7:25 show on Monday, Dec 3)

[synopsis]