Directed by David Grubin and narrated by Richard Gere, the documentary "tells the story of the Buddha through ancient artwork that depicts the various stages of Siddhartha's journey, contemporary animation that vividly portrays the legends surrounding the Buddha and contemporary footage of norther India, where many of the religious rituals from the Buddha's time are still practiced today."
"Experts of the Buddha, representing a variety of disciplines, relate the key episodes of the Buddha's life and reflect on what his journey means for us today. They include His Holiness the Dalai Lama; poets Jane Hirshfield and W.S. Merwin; scholoars Rober Thurman, Kevin Trainor and Dr. Max Moerman; astrophysicist Trinh Xuan Thuan; and psychiatrist Mark Epstein, as well as practicing Buddhist monastics."
Show time is 7 p.m. and discussion will follow!