Walk With Me

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Director: Marc J. Francis, Max Pugh
Cast: Benedict Cumberbatch, Thich Nhat Hanh, Brother Phap De
Genre: Documentary
Language: English, French, Vietnamese with English subtitles
Country of Origin: UK 2017 88 mins. PG)
Released by Thunderbird Releasing

"Slow down and breathe. This contemplative journey follows in the steps of Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh and is a rare insight into life within a monastic community. The sun rises. Everything is calm and still. Life is beautifully serene as Benedict Cumberbatch’s composed, meditative voice reads an extract from Thich Nhat Hanh’s early journals. So begins Max Pugh and Marc J Francis’ fascinating and immersive exploration of what it means to devote one’s life to mindfulness. With unprecedented access to the famous secluded monastery of Plum Village in the South West of France, Walk With Me captures the daily routine and rituals of monks and nuns on a quest to develop a deep sense of presence. It is an insightful rumination on the pursuit of happiness, living in the present and our attachment to material things – a welcome remedy to the stresses of city life and a world in turmoil." Laure Bonville

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Friday, January 5, 2018 (All day)