• Sat. 7p: Challenging Film Series: the short films of Maya Deren @ Guy's apt.

    GUY's APARTMENT in Mid-City/Faubourg St John

    Join us Saturday, June 22, for a 7pm showing and discussion of a selection of short films directed by Maya Deren. Check out of her work in this 5-minute video essay at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fblCLnugDpc ******************* Popcorn and bottled/filtered water will be provided. Please bring other light refreshments if you can. Or leave a few dollars in the tip jar... Seating is limited, so you MUST rsvp. ( If you RSVP yes and then cannot attend, you MUST change your RSVP.) Doors open at 6:30p. If you arrive at 7:15, the program will have already started. Nora, Loraine and Guy will facilitate a discussion afterwards. For more info, call/text/email Guy Henoumont at[masked] or at [masked]

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  • Sat. 7p: 2002 documentary "THE YOGIS OF TIBET" + discussion @ Guy's MidCity apt.

    GUY's APARTMENT in Mid-City/Faubourg St John

    [Crossposted from the Dharma Movie + Discussion meetup group] Join us this Saturday, June 15th, for a 7p showing of the 2002 documentary "THE YOGIS OF TIBET". Directed by Jeffrey Pill. 1 hour 17 minutes. Narrated in English, with some subtitled segments. Rated 8 out of 10 on IMDB.com **** DESCRIPTION: "For the first time, the reclusive and secretive Tibetan monks agree to discuss aspects of their philosophy and allow themselves to be filmed while performing their ancient practices." TRAILER at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XGKy2pN_d4k **** Popcorn and Whole Foods water will be provided. Please bring other light refreshments if you can. No pressure. Or leave a few dollars in the tip jar... Seating is limited, so you MUST rsvp. ( If you RSVP yes and then cannot attend, you MUST change your RSVP.) Doors open at 6:30. If you arrive at 7:15, the movie will have started. Marie and Guy will facilitate a discussion after the film. We focus on the dharma elements contained in the program. For more info, contact Guy Henoumont anytime at[masked] or at [masked].

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  • Thu. 8:45p: 2019 documentary "THE BIGGEST LITTLE FARM" @ the new Zeitgeist

    Zeitgeist Multi-Disciplinary Arts Center

    Join us at the new Zeitgeist location on St Claude this Thursday, June 13, for the 8:45p showing of the new documentary "THE BIGGEST LITTLE FARM". Directed by John Chester. 1 hour 30 minutes. PG. [Rottentomatoes' approval rating of 96%: "Uplifting, educational, and entertaining, The Biggest Little Farm is an environmental advocacy documentary with a satisfying side dish of hope for the future.] PLOT: A testament to the immense complexity of nature, The Biggest Little Farm follows two dreamers and a dog on an odyssey to bring harmony to both their lives and the land. TRAILER at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UfDTM4JxHl8 ===================== Film starts at 8:45p sharp. I'll be inside at 8:30. Tickets are $10 or less. Visit website at https://www.zeitgeistnola.org/ For more info about our meetup, maybe carpool, call/text/email Guy Henoumont anytime at[masked] or at [masked]

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  • Sat. 7p: Challenging Film Series: 1994 Russian drama "WHISPERING PAGES" @ Guy's

    GUY's APARTMENT in Mid-City/Faubourg St John

    Join us Saturday, June 8, for a 7pm showing and discussion of the 1993 drama "WHISPERING PAGES", directed by Aleksandr Sokurov. 1 hour 17 minutes. Drama. In Russian with English subtitles. Rottentomatoes' critics' approval rating of 100%. PLOT: A hungry, homeless, socially isolated, and socially alienated young man lives on the streets of an anonymous Russian big city in the 19th century. Selected Moment: People Falling -- 2 minute video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z1DacGA8FlM ******************* Popcorn and bottled/filtered water will be provided. Please bring other light refreshments if you can. Or leave a few dollars in the tip jar... Seating is limited, so you MUST rsvp. ( If you RSVP yes and then cannot attend, you MUST change your RSVP.) Doors open at 6:30p. If you arrive at 7:15, the program will have already started. Nora and Guy will facilitate a discussion afterwards. For more info, call/text/email Guy Henoumont at[masked] or at [masked]

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  • Sat. 7p: 2009 Japanese drama "ZEN: Life of Master Dogen" + discussion @ Guy's

    GUY's APARTMENT in Mid-City/Faubourg St John

    [ Cross-posted from the Dharma Movie and Discussion Meetup group. ] Join us this Saturday, June 1st, for a 7p showing of the 2009 film "ZEN, The Life Of Zen Master Dogen". Directed by Banmei Takahashi. Biography/Drama. 2 hours 7 minutes. In Japanese with English subtitles. Rottentomatoes' approval rating of 92%. **** PLOT: Buddhist teacher Dogen Zenji is a very important religious person during the Kamakura period, 750 years ago. After his mother died, he decides to move to China and settle as a Buddhist teacher. One bright morning, enlightened, Zenji returns to Japan as a devoted evangelist of the new Zen Buddhism. However, this new form of Buddhism is not accepted in all communities. TRAILER at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jfs5ETvubO8 **** Popcorn and Whole Foods water will be provided. Please bring other light refreshments if you can. No pressure. Or leave a few dollars in the tip jar... Seating is limited, so you MUST rsvp. ( If you RSVP yes and then cannot attend, you MUST change your RSVP.) Doors open at 6:30. If you arrive at 7:15, the movie will have started. Discussion after the film. We focus on the dharma elements contained in the program. For more info, contact Guy Henoumont anytime at[masked] or at [masked].

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  • Mon. 2p: "BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY", 2018 film + discussion @ Guy's Mid-City apt.

    GUY's APARTMENT in Mid-City/Faubourg St John

    Join us Memorial Day, Monday, May 27th, for a 2 pm showing and discussion of the 2018 film "BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY". Directed by Bryan Singer. With Rami Malek, Lucy Boynton. Biography/Drama/Music. 2 hours 14. Rated PG-13. PLOT: The story of the legendary rock band Queen and lead singer Freddie Mercury, leading up to their famous performance at Live Aid in 1985. TRAILER at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6S9c5nnDd_s Popcorn and bottled/filtered water will be provided. Please bring other light refreshments if you can. Or leave a few dollars in the tip jar... Seating is limited, so you MUST rsvp. ( If you RSVP yes and then cannot attend, you MUST change your RSVP.) Doors open at 1:30p. If you arrive at 2:15, the film will have already started. Rose, who has seen the movie dozens of times, and Guy will facilitate the discussion afterwards. For more info, call/text/email Guy Henoumont at[masked] or at [masked]

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  • Sat. 7p: 20th century artist MARCEL DUCHAMP = documentary + discussion @ Guy's

    GUY's APARTMENT in Mid-City/Faubourg St John

    Join us Saturday, May 25, for a 7pm showing and discussion of a 50-minute documentary on Marcel Duchamp. (We watched "Man Ray" 4 weeks ago, in same "Artists of the 20th Century" series. ) Gifted sculptor and painter Marcel Duchamp is the subject of this searing documentary that explores one of the most important artists of the 20th century. Dabbling in Dadaism, Surrealism and many other movements, Duchamp allowed his art to make provocative and intelligent statements, proving that philosophy rightfully holds a place in high art. Short youtube intro to Duchamp at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dn18_XOzndg ******************* Popcorn and bottled/filtered water will be provided. Please bring other light refreshments if you can. Or leave a few dollars in the tip jar... Seating is limited, so you MUST rsvp. ( If you RSVP yes and then cannot attend, you MUST change your RSVP.) Doors open at 6:30p. If you arrive at 7:15, the program will have already started. For more info, call/text/email Guy Henoumont at[masked] or at [masked]

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  • Sat. 7p: Dharma film series: "A DOG'S PURPOSE" [2017] + discussion @ Guy's apt.

    GUY's APARTMENT in Mid-City/Faubourg St John

    [ Cross-posted from the Dharma Movie and Discussion Meetup group. ] Join us this Saturday, May 18th, for a 7p showing of the 2017 film "A DOG'S PURPOSE". Directed by Lasse Hallstrom ("My Life as a Dog"), with Dennis Quaid. Adventure/Comedy/Drama. Rated PG. 1 hour 40 minutes. * PLOT: A dog looks to discover his purpose in life over the course of several lifetimes and owners. TRAILER at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1jLOOCADTGs * Popcorn and Whole Foods water will be provided. Please bring other light refreshments if you can. No pressure. Or leave a few dollars in the tip jar... Seating is limited, so you MUST rsvp. ( If you RSVP yes and then cannot attend, you MUST change your RSVP.) Doors open at 6:30. If you arrive at 7:15, the movie will have started. Marie and Guy will facilitate the discussion after the film. We focus on the dharma elements contained in the program. For more info, contact Guy Henoumont anytime at[masked] or at [masked].

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  • Sat. 7p: Swedish drama "WILD STRAWBERRIES" (Ingmar Bergman, 1957) + discussion

    GUY's APARTMENT in Mid-City/Faubourg St John

    Join us Saturday, May 11, for a 7pm showing and discussion of the 1957 drama/romance "WILD STRAWBERRIES" by director Ingmar Bergman. (We watched and discussed his "Persona" last year.) With Victor Sjöström, Bibi Andersson, Ingrid Thulin. 1 hour 30 minutes. In black, white and Swedish, with English subtitles. Rottentomatoes' approval rating of 95%. PLOT LINE: After living a life marked by coldness, an aging professor is forced to confront the emptiness of his existence. First 2 minutes of film at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NeJQXA6CCuA Italian language trailer at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fs_j7y_QyM8 ******************* Popcorn and bottled/filtered water will be provided. Please bring other light refreshments if you can. Or leave a few dollars in the tip jar... Seating is limited, so you MUST rsvp. ( If you RSVP yes and then cannot attend, you MUST change your RSVP.) Doors open at 6:30p. If you arrive at 7:15, the program will have already started. Discussion afterwards. For more info, call/text/email Guy Henoumont at[masked] or at [masked]

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