Time: July 22, 2012 at 6:30pm to August 26, 2012 at 8:30pm
Location: Still & Moving Center
Street: 1024 Queen St.
Website or Map: http://www.stillandmovingcent…
Event Type: film, festival
Organized By: Still & Moving Center
Latest Activity: Jul 9, 2012
Still & Moving Center will be hosting a Body & Spirit Documentary Film Festival run by film curator Don Brown of Monday Movie Cafe at the Venue Guest speakers will hold Q&A sessions after the screenings.
Sunday, July 22 - August 26
July 22: Yoga Woman
July 29: Try it on Everything: The Revolution Starts Within
Aug 5: Visions of a Universal Humanity
Aug 12: The Living Matrix: The New Science of Healing
Aug 19: Yoga as Therapy
Aug 26: Get Real: Wise Women Speak
Dir: Kate Clere McIntyre & Saraswati Clere. USA 2011 89 min.
Through rich personal stories, this film reveals how yoga has utterly transformed the lives of thousands of over-stimulated, over-scheduled, and multitasking modern women. It illuminates how yoga has changed the lives of women in prison, cancer survivors, and those struggling with body image or eating disorders with candor.
Try it on Everything: The Revolution Starts Within
Dir: Nicholas Polizzi. USA 2006 83 min.
EFT (Emotional Freedom Tecniques or Meridian Tapping) is the fuel behind this movie citing the personal experiences of those who have used this tool with success. Following a dozen workshop attendees with various forms of emotional blockage or repressed feelings, the film follows the progress of each, using the tapping method to stimulate the nervous system to stimulate emotional healing. With insights from professionals such as Cheryl Richardson, Bob Proctor, Dr. Norman Shealy, Jack Canfield, Bruse Lipton and Helena Johnson.
Visions of a Universal Humanity
Dir: Barbara Marx Hubbard USA 2010 75 min.
Barbara Marx Hubbard brings together some of the finest minds of our time including world renowned physicist Freeman Dyson, biologist Bruce Lipton, scholar Jean Houston and others who present cutting edge perspectives on humankind's potential to create a positive future for the Earth. Hidden beneath the breakdowns of modern society are breakthroughs that herald a radically new human condition.
The Living Matrix: The New Science of Healing
Dir: Greg Becker & Harry Massey. USA 2008 83 min.
This provocative film about the nature of human health follows the trail of groundbreaking research across Europe and the U.S with pioneering scientists and leaders in alternative medicine who reveal a new model for understanding and promoting wellness. The filmmakers talk with a group of dedicated scientists, psychologists, bioenergetic researchers and holistic practitioners who are finding healing potential in new places.
Yoga as Therapy
Dir: Gita Desai. U.S/India 2005 60 min.
This film is ample food for reflection on the ways we think about illness and health. Much of this comes from the eloquent champion of mindfulness in medicine, Jon Kabat-Zinn. Pioneers in the field, including Dr. Dean Ornish, Jon Kabat-Zinn, Dr. Herbert Benson, Dr. Mehmet Oz, Father Joe Pereira, among others offer an overview of their alternative medicine programs. Each describes the profound positive benefits that Yoga, and in some instances Ayurveda, has brought to their patients.
Get Real: Wise Women Speak
Directed by Joni Steele Kimberlin USA 2010 79 min.
A primer on aging gracefully, this film follows extraordinary women, including Jane Fonda, Nikki Giovanni, Della Reese, Marianne Williamson, Susan L. Taylor, and Jody Williams who use their time and talent to benefit the world. Nobel laureates, indigenous elders artists, grandmothers, scientists, activists, and educators speak about their journey to the wise woman years and the inner fire that propels them to make the most of their wisdom and experience.Body & Spirit Documentra