Monthly Movie Night at the CFM
Join us at the Center for Mindfulness for our monthly movie night! Held in our beautiful auditorium, the evening includes popcorn and a discussion led by one of our team members.
Open to the Greater CFM Community, and donations are accepted to support future movie nights.
Friday, April 10, 2015
(Please note special date)
"Waste Land" (2010)
Filmed over nearly three years, WASTE LAND follows renowned artist Vik Muniz as he journeys from his home base in Brooklyn to his native Brazil and the world's largest garbage dump, Jardim Gramacho, located on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro. There he photographs an eclectic band of "catadores": self-designated pickers of recyclable materials. Muniz's initial objective was to "paint" the catadores with garbage. However, his collaboration with these inspiring characters as they recreate photographic images of themselves out of garbage reveals both the dignity and despair of the catadores as they begin to re-imagine their lives.
Friday, May 29, 2015
Movie Night moves to the last Friday of the month
"Dead Poets Society" (1989)
Painfully shy Todd Anderson has been sent to the school where his popular older brother was valedictorian. His room-mate, Neil, although exceedingly bright and popular, is very much under the thumb of his overbearing father. The two, along with their other friends, meet Professor Keating, their new English teacher, who tells them of the Dead Poets Society, and encourages them to go against the status quo. Each, in their own way, does this, and are changed for life.
Discussant for this film will be Judson Brewer, MD, PhD
How do these movies fit with mindfulness? Join us to find out! Moderated by CFM staff and special guests, the CFM Movie Night series explores the deeper themes and subject matter of the films, which have been chosen for their connections to mindfulness, meditation, and related topics.
Free and open to the greater CFM community - please join us!
Directions to the Center for Mindfulness