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On The Road With Thich Nhat Hanh

Two years ago, for the very first time, Thich Nhat Hanh’s monastics invited filmmakers Max Pugh and Marc J. Francis into their monasteries to witness their practice and the essence of their mindful living.

Filming in the depths of winter in their monastery in France, they also traveled on the road with Thich Nhat Hanh and his monastics to Europe and North America; capturing their journey from Vancouver to Mississippi, New York, Washington, San Diego and London.

Through intimate interviews and observational filming, “Walk With Me – On The Road With Thich Nhat Hanh”, offers a rare insight into monastic life and the deeply personal reasons why Thich Nhat Hanh’s monks and nuns decided to leave their families and follow in his footsteps.

Honest and heart-warming, ‘Walk With Me’ touches on the universal themes of belonging, love, loss, hope and death; relevant for not just Thich Nhat Hanh’s monks and nuns but for us all.

This documentary is currently being shown at the Toronto International Film Festival. If distributors are found it should be released sometime in 2017.

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2 responses

  1. how wonderful that others will experience their beautiful practice of living mindfully, on film.
    i was at several locations while they filmed and practiced with the monastic & lay friends 🙂

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    September 11, 2016 at 4:03 pm

    • Awesome. I thought of you when I saw this trailer. I’ve been waiting for this release as they have put a few excerpts out on Vimeo. Looking forward to seeing this soon 🙂

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      September 11, 2016 at 4:42 pm

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