Q&A with Jonathan Crowley, Dhamma Dhara Vipassana Meditation Center
3:00 pm | $10/$8 members | (2007) | Documentary/Crime | 1h 16m

a documentary set in 21st century USA, tracks the development of four men incarcerated for murder at the Donaldson maximum security Correctional Facility in Alabama. Against dramatic odds, they painstakingly learn the practice of meditation, experiencing real effects of contemplative practice on their hearts and minds. The film features two intrepid mindfulness/awareness teachers, including our guest speaker Jonathan Crowley.

Respondent: Jonathan Crowley, Dhamma Dhara Vipassana Meditation Center, Shelburne Falls, MA. Mr. Crowley is Assistant Teacher of Vipassana meditation in the tradition of S. N. Goenka.



MaMA, Marbletown Multi-Arts
3588 Main Street
Stone Ridge, NY 12484

(Dharma, a Sanskrit word referring to the truth or ultimate reality of the way things really are.)

From September through January, on the third Sunday of the month at 3pm, Rosendale Theatre will show a major motion picture with a dharmic theme. After each screening, an esteemed teacher from a regional meditation center will offer a response to the film followed by a Q&A.

The originator and curator of the Series is Joanna Rotté, Professor of Theatre Emeritus and teaching-artist in the NY prison system. The Series is sponsored by MaMA in Stone Ridge (Evry Mann, founder and director) and produced in cooperation with the Rosendale Theatre Collective.

The Dharma Series
September 15: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter … and Spring
October 20: Dhamma Brothers
November 17: Kundun
December 15: Unmistaken Child
January 19: Samurai III: Duel at Ganryu Island