Movie Night! Amongst White Clouds

Amongst White Clouds

Friday June 23, 7pm

An unforgettable journey into the hidden tradition of China’s Buddhist hermit monks, Amongst White Clouds is an intimate insider’s look at students and masters living in scattered retreats dotting China’s Zhongnan Mountain range. These peaks have reputedly been home to recluses since the time of the Yellow Emperor, some five thousand years ago. It was widely thought that the tradition was all but wiped out, but this film emphatically and beautifully shows us otherwise.

One of only a few foreigners to have lived and studied with these elusive practitioners, American director Edward Burger is able, with humor and compassion, to present their tradition, their wisdom, and the hardship and joy of their everyday lives among the clouds.

Filmed on location in China Written and Directed by Edward Burger Produced by Chad Pankewitz A Cosmos Pictures Production Official Selection: Mill Valley Film Festival, Taos Mountain Film Festival, Denver Starz Film Festival, True/False Film Festival, Maui Film Festival, Santa Fe Film Festival, Tahoe/Reno Film Festival, Mt. Shasta International Film Festival.

“All of this is the practice… It’s not just sitting quietly somewhere.” Master Guang Kuan

Please enjoy this fascinating film with us. Bring your friends and something to eat or drink for our potluck table.

Movie Night is free and open to the public.  RSVP: linforre@aol.com

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