Film provides great possibilities to explore spiritual realities. Yet the range of adventures offered by this medium remains largely unexplored by spiritual seekers. For their eleventh film seminar together, Brother David and Francis led participants on various treks into this still-uncharted territory. This seminar reprised their March 1994 one, which was a favorite of many participants.
“Nirvana” and “Salvation” are terms identified with specific religious traditions; we explored them, however, as basic experiences relevant to every human being. Six rarely shown films of exceptional quality shed light on the relationship between Eastern and Western spirituality — their contrasts, polarities, and creative tensions.
Films shown in this order:
See also: Twenty Favorite Films
Photo by Conor Sexton