We should seek the truth without hesitation!
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Why do we spend so many precious hours of our lives watching films? What is it about cinema that it should occupy a place of such prominence in our lives? And why do we even need movies? It is as though we are trying to fill a gap in our lives - a void, an emptiness within ourselves. So to even begin on the path of our Truth Quest, we have to see the broader picture of how film correlates to life, and life to film. To find this higher perspective, it is helpful to look towards the other arts, as well as philosophy.Cinema Seekers
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: Searching for truth in cinema and in life.
Above excerpt from Dies Irae
The site is a little overwhelming. Here's a text only
version. If the Web 1.0 design doesn't bother, I recommend starting with The Honor Roll: 400 of the World's Greatest ART Films (from a spiritual perspective)
, a nice way to browse the essays on particular films and/or directors.
The Cinema Seekers, Gregory and Maria
, are inspired by and draw their philosophy from the wisdom of Abd-ru-shin
(Oskar Ernst Bernhardt
), distilled in his book In the Light of Truth: The Grail Message
. They've interpreted text from the book with a two-part (so far) series From Cinema to Life