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Free the Mind: A New Documentary on Mindfulness

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I had the great pleasure of reviewing the new film by Danish filmmaker, Phie Ambo: Free the Mind. It’s a beautiful and compelling film about how mindfulness can help us to overcome fear and heal from trauma. It features of the work of pioneering neuroscientist, Richard Davidson at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

I interviewed Dr. Davidson an Phie Ambo for the piece I wrote for the Buddhism section of Beliefnet. YOU CAN READ MY COMPLETE REVIEW HERE.

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Here is the tour schedule. Check it out if it comes to a theater near you.

 

FREE THE MIND is going ON TOUR! 

Dear Friends,Free the Mind is finally on its way to meet the North American People! What a wonderful adventure to be able to bring the film to a whole new audience and to share it with them! We feel so lucky and amazed at all the support we’ve received!
Once more we thank you for all the help you’ve given us.
Team Free The Mind

Upcoming EVENTS & SCREENINGS!

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CANADA
TORONTO – NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE
HOT DOCS INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY FESTIVAL, Screening + Q&A
Thursday, May 2nd, 6.30pm – Bloor Cinema, with Prof. Richard Davidson & director Phie Ambo.
Friday, May 3rd, 6pm – ROM Theater
Saturday, May 4th, 11am – Bader Theater
VANCOUVER – DOXA DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL, Screening
Saturday, May 4th, – VIFF’s Vancity Theatre
UNITED STATES
NEW YORK CITY – NY
RUBIN MUSEUM OF ART, Screenings + Q&A
Friday, May 3rd, 9.30pm (Sold out) – Q&A with Prof. R.Davidson.
Saturday, May 4th, 1.30pm & 4pm – Q&A with Prof. Davidson & director Phie Ambo.
Monday, May 6, 3pm
Wednesday, May 8, 7pm
Thursday, May 9, 3 pm
Friday, May 10, 9:30 pmMADISON – WI
Sundance Cinemas, Screening + Q&A
Wednesday, May 15th, with Prof. Davidson & director Phie Ambo.DALLAS – TX
USA Film Festival
From Wednesday, April 24th to Sunday, April 28th.SANTA FE – NM
The Screen, Screenings
From Friday, May 10th.WILLIAMSBURG – VA
Kimball Theater, Screenings
From Friday May 31st to Wednesday June 5th.

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SEATTLE – WA
Northwest Film Forum, Screening
Friday, July 26th.

CLAREMONT – CA
Laemmle Claremont, Screenings
Saturday, May 18th.
Sunday, May 19th.

PALO ALTO – CA
Stanford University, Screening
Thursday, May 17th.

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LOS ANGELES – CA
Laemmle Music Hall, Screening
Friday, May 17th.

SANTA MONICA – CA
Laemmle Monica, Screenings
Saturday, May 18th.
Sunday, 19th.

PASADENA – CA
Laemmle Playhouse 7, Screenings
Saturday, May 18th.
Sunday, May 19th.

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HARTFORD – CT
Real Art Ways, Screening
To be announced for July 2013.

We hope to meet you soon in the theaters!

In the meantime, you can find out more about FREE THE MIND by clicking on the links below.

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  • http://louellabryant.com Ellie

    Deepak Chopra was on Dr. Oz today touting the physical, psychological, spiritual and amorous benefits of meditation. Thought of you.

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