Join us for this film's screening followed by a Q + A with photographer Michael O'Neill and more guests soon to be announced!
ON YOGA THE ARCHITECTURE OF PEACE tells the story of Yoga as it’s never been told before. Based on the recently published book of the same name by Taschen, it traces the journey of photographer and yogi Michael O’Neill, who spent a decade traversing America and India capturing the most influential masters of our time. Through simple philosophical questioning, exquisite camera work, and experiential sound, the film presents a unique overview of the art of Yoga in modern times.
MICHAEL O’NEILL – www.michaeloneill.com
Starting out as a hands-on apprentice, in the 1960’s, while photography was still a craft based art, Michael now has a career spanning nearly six decades. He was a contributing photographer at publications such as The New York Times Magazine, Vanity Fair, Time Warner, Fortune and Life Magazine. He has received numerous accolades and worldwide recognition for his work. He is currently working on a 50 year retrospective and another book project. His book “On Yoga The Architecture of Peace”, which took him ten years of work is the basis and entry point to the film of the same name.
DIRECTOR - HEITOR DHALIA - www.paranoidbr.com
A film director whose career began in 1988, Heitor Dhalia has been recognized many times for his success in the film industry. Not just in directing but as well as his screenplays and the films he has produced. Currently, Heitor has 13 Award Wins and 14 nominations amongst 16 different Award festivals around the world. Some of which have been in the United States, such as his ‘BEST FOREIGN FILM’ award from the Beverly Hills Festival for O Cheiro do Ralo, ‘BEST DIRECTOR’ for Conceição at the Miami Brazilian Film Festival, ‘BEST DIRECTOR’ for Nina at the New York LaCinemaFe, and a nomination at the Sundance Film Festival in Utah for ‘WORLD CINEMA’.
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