Enlightenment Guaranteed ("Erleuchtung Garantiert," Germany, 2000)

Wed August 19th 2009, 7:00pm
Event Sponsor
The Ho Center for Buddhist Studies at Stanford, and the Center for East Asian Studies, part of the Division of International Comparative & Area Studies at Stanford University
Building 200 (Main Quad), Room 002 (Basement) 450 Serra Mall, Stanford University
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Free and open to the public.
Enlightenment Guaranteed ("Erleuchtung Garantiert," Germany, 2000)
Speaker: ICA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL SUMMER 2009GLOBAL MEGACITIES Six films around the world depicting varying aspects of life in a Global Metropolis WEDNESDAYS , 7:00PM FILM SYNOPSIS: Two brothers, Uwe (Uwe Ochsenknecht) and Gustav (Gustav-Peter Wöhler) travel to Japan to sort out the mess of their lives. Their plan is to visit the Sojiji Monastery in Monzen, near Tokyo. On their way there, in a rather literal Buddhist moment, they lose all of their belongings. When they at last make it to the monastery, they find that even there, enlightenment can be elusive. REMAINING FILM FESTIVAL SCHEDULE: AUGUST 26 Lagos/Koolhaas (Netherlands, 2002) Introduction by Laura Hubbard, Center for African Studies
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