WHAT TO WATCH – LISTEN TO – AND WHY
– DECEMBER ISSUE –
Happy gratitude week! We at Conscious Good are thankful for your support in elevating entertainment.
We are also grateful to our upcoming Creators Network course instructors, who have created courses that will launch in 2020: Barnet Bain, Betsy Chasse, Tom Schlesinger and Akira Chan. Please check out their course offerings here.
Remember please go to the movie theater to watch conscious cinema; it makes a huge difference, not only for your viewing experience, but also for filmmakers and organizations serving consciousness (like Conscious Good).
Wishing you and yours a wonderful holiday,
Monthly Film Review by Karen Henry
The documentary Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am offers an intimate portrayal of Toni Morrison; you not only come to understand her inspirations, but also the significance of her trove of ground-breaking books. For the uninitiated, her 1987 novel Beloved was turned into an esteemed movie produced by and starring Oprah Winfrey. In Beloved, Morrison told the story beneath the true story of a slave who kills her own daughter rather than take her back to slavery. Morrison created the interior world of desperate woman, imagining her as an individual. Prior to Morrison’s books, the female slave story had never been told, it had rarely even been imagined. Read more
There is an abundance of transformational content available to stream on devices these days. The question is, how do you sift through the various platforms to find it? Here’s a list to help you narrow down what’s playing each month; films to stream, new and old.
Amazon Prime: The Farewell
A New York Chinese-American young woman (played by Awkwafina) returns to China when her beloved grandmother is given a terminal diagnosis. This touching film deals with family attachments and the lengths we will go to protect our loved ones.
Netflix: The Body Remembers When the World Broke Open
The story of two indigenous women from vastly different backgrounds whose worlds collide when one of them is fleeing a violent domestic attack — a compellingly simple story around complex themes.
An experiential collage of action and stillness, light and darkness, sound and silence, that takes you on a journey to (re)discover the inner dimensions of Hatha Yoga and the true meaning of yoga. Watch Here.
Diana Winston is the Director of Mindfulness Education at UCLA Semel Institute’s Mindful Awareness Research Center (MARC). She teaches mindful awareness practices to the general public to promote health and well-being. Listen on Conscious Good.
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