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“Meetings with Remarkable Men”, by Peter Brook in 1979

December 21, 2023 @ 7:30 pm 10:30 pm

“Meetings with Remarkable Men”, by Peter Brook in 1979.

“Meetings with Remarkable Men” a cinematic masterpiece directed by Peter Brook in 1979, intricately explores the mysterious life of Georges Ivanovich Gurdjieff. Gurdjieff, a mystic with roots in Sufism, unfolds his spiritual journey against the backdrop of diverse encounters with remarkable individuals, reflective of his real-life experiences across various spiritual traditions.

Born in the late 19th century, Gurdjieff’s cinematic portrayal mirrors his historical influence by Sufism, a mystical Islamic practice. The film weaves a narrative that delves into the profound intersections between Gurdjieff’s teachings and Sufi principles. His “Fourth Way” philosophy, a fusion of Eastern and Western ideologies, becomes a focal point, emphasizing conscious evolution, self-awareness, and the holistic integration of mind, body, and emotions.

As a fictionalized account of Gurdjieff’s life, the film masterfully captures the essence of his spiritual quest. It offers audiences a mesmerizing cinematic journey, richly incorporating elements of Sufism and mysticism. Released as an artistic reflection of Gurdjieff’s teachings, the narrative resonates with those seeking profound inner knowledge and transformation.

With Peter Brook at the helm, “Meetings with Remarkable Men” becomes not just a film but an immersive experience, inviting viewers into the intricate tapestry of Gurdjieff’s life and philosophy. Through captivating visuals and a thought-provoking storyline, the film stands as a testament to the enduring allure of spiritual exploration and the quest for higher consciousness.

The screening will be introduced with a short historical and conceptual contextualization by Pablo A. C. (artist, curator, collector), adding a layer of depth to the cinematic experience.

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