June 1, 2018
Spaces at NYC's BAD FILM FEST
We just got the news that Spaces was accepted to an interesting New York film festival,
focusing on short/alternative films, just in case you are in New York next weekend
of June 8th.
It seems that BAD does not mean bad in their tastes.
NYC’s BAD FILM FEST
“Not bad meaning bad but bad meaning good.”
Check their screening schedule here
May 17th, 2018
Thank you for joining
Thank you for joining our first workshop dedicated to exploring the concept of a sacred space. Your participation made the event a sacred space for me and hopefully for you too, especially in these uncertain times. We also hope you enjoyed the delicious cookies and brownies from D’Amato’s Bakery as well as the bagels – for those short on carbohydrates – but we apologize for the shortage of bananas.
On a more serious note, the images you drew for the Art Response activity in response to “What is a sacred space for you?” were stunning and thought-provoking, from flowers, water, and anime to calligraphy. One person wrote their name as a sacred place, awakening us to the possibility of having sacredness within us wherever we might travel.
Following the screening of our new short films “Footsteps” and “Spaces,” we had the delightful opportunity to hear from a multidisciplinary group of panelists: Musician, Filmmaker, and Educator Tatsu Aoki and Author Ethan Michaelli joined yours truly, Psychotherapist Hart Ginsburg, to reflect upon the meaning of sacred space and how we might create them in our daily life. Tatsu spoke of the challenges he faced after emigrating to the US from Japan in trying to find a point of connection with other musicians and artists. He overcame through his creativity, openness, and resilience.
Hope to see you next time!