• Sat. July 20th at 7p: 2016 Chinese drama "Xuan Zang" + discussion @ Guy's apt.

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

    Join us Saturday, July 20th, for a 7p showing of the 2016 Chinese film "XUAN ZANG". Directed by Jianqi Huo. Biography/History. 1 hour 55 minutes. In Chinese and Sanskrit with English subtitles. ****. PLOT: During the Tang Dynasty's during the era of "Zhen Guan" (era name during rule of Emperor Taizong), the young Xuan Zang monk, in his quest for the knowledge in Buddhism, embarked on a journey to India -- that is fraught with perils and natural disasters --and sees the sufferings of the common people. Sample the VIDEO at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tfy__oEMVcg **** 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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  • Sat. July 6th at 7p: 2008 comedy/drama "DEAN SPANLEY" + 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 Saturday, July 6th, for a 7p showing of the 2008 film "DEAN SPANLEY". Directed by Toa Frazer, with Jeremy Northam, Sam Neill, Peter O'Toole, Bryan Brown. Comedy/Drama. 1 hour 40 minutes. Rated PG. Rottentomatoes' critics' approval rating of 86%. **** Another film on reincarnation and dogs... PLOT: Set in Edwardian England where upper lips are always stiff and men from the Colonies are not entirely to be trusted, Fisk Senior has little time or affection for his son, but when the pair visits an eccentric Indian, they start a strange journey that eventually allows the old man to find his heart. TRAILER at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q-Ikg8x0fns **** 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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  • Sat. 7p: 1983 Woody Allen film "ZELIG" + discussions (it & him) at Guy's apt..

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

    Join us this Saturday, June 29, for a 7pm showing and discussion of the 1983 mockumentary "ZELIG", written and directed by Woody Allen. Rated PG. 1 hour 19 minutes. [ Rottentomatoes critics' approval rating of 100 % : "Wryly amusing, technically impressive, and ultimately thought-provoking, Zelig represents Woody Allen in complete command of his craft."] PLOT: Fictional documentary about the life of human chameleon Leonard Zelig, a man who becomes a celebrity in the 1920s due to his ability to look and act like whoever is around him. Clever editing places Zelig in real newsreel footage of Woodrow Wilson, Babe Ruth, and others. TRAILER: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OhpYWVvUPRU&t=2s ******************* 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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  • Wed. 8:45p: 2018 Indigenous Canadian drama "THE EDGE OF THE KNIFE" @ Zeitgeist

    Zeitgeist Multi-Disciplinary Arts Center

    Join us at the new Zeitgeist location on St Claude this Wednesday, June 26, for the 8:45p showing of the new Indigenous Canadian film "THE EDGE OF THE KNIFE". Written and directed by Gwaii Edenshaw. 1 hour 41 minutes. History/drama. Rottentomatoes' tentative approval rating of 100%.//EDGE OF THE KNIFE is an arresting drama from the producers of The Fast Runner and Searchers. Not for the faint of heart or stomach. This has more gore and torture (granted self-torture) than many horror films. PLOT: In a 19th-century summer, two large families gather for their annual fishing retreat on the far-removed island of Haida Gwaii. Adiits'ii, a charming nobleman, accidentally causes the death of his best friend Kwa's son and hastens into the wilderness. Adiits'ii is tormented by what he has done and spirals into insanity, becoming Gaagiixid, a supernatural being crazed by hunger. He unexpectedly survives the winter, and at next year's gathering, the families try to convert Gaagiixid back to Adiitst'ii. TRAILER at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DnbOw5Nuq2U ===================== 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]

  • 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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