Trailer of the documentary feature film Zen and the West: Finding Peace in Troubled Times – a Stillness Speaks production.
Travel to Canada, Japan, The Philippines, Europe and the U.S.A., visiting Zen Masters, scientists, politicians, Christians, atheists, and celebrities exploring the questions:
What is Zen? Is Zen a Religion?
How does Science view Zen?
What is Awakening or Enlightenment?
What does Awakening look like in everyday life?
This feature documentary looks at these questions in the context of a social landscape marked by separation and divisive rhetoric
Presented by Stillness Speaks in association with Mountain Cloud Zen Center. It is produced by Chris Hebard (Pruett Media) and Henry Shukman (Mountain Cloud Zen Center) and directed by Luke Fitch (Altitude FX). Video clip copyright holder is Stillness Speaks & Pruett Media LLC, made available to Mountain Cloud Zen Center.