One Mind with director Edward A. Burger
Thurs Feb 9, 7pm
About the film: ONE MIND is a cinematic meditation on Zen monastic life in China, where a communion of nature, meditation, and labor reveals a carefully crafted way of life that reflects the very wisdom it seeks to cultivate.
About the filmmaker: Edward A. Burger studied Religious Studies at The College of Wooster and studied Buddhism with Antioch University in Bodh Gaya, India. While abroad he travelled to Myanmar and temporarily ordained as a monk for one month’s time, a pivotal experience that fueled his fascination of and commitment to East Asian culture and spiritual practices.
Following graduation, Edward moved to China, where he would live for 12 years and learn Mandarin. He journeyed to the Zhongnan Mountains to direct AMONGST WHITE CLOUDS, his first feature documentary film. Edward has since directed a second feature documentary, A LIFE IN SHADOWS, and is producing a series of short films including VOWS and ALMS.