Please join us for another edition of Buddhist Movie Night at PIMC. We'll be watching "Kung Fu Panda" on Saturday, July 14. The screening will begin at 6:30pm.
This is a chance to come together as a community, enjoy Buddhist/mindfulness-themed cinema, and discuss how the material relates to our understanding of the Buddha and the Dharma.
Kung Fu Panda is a 2008 American computer-animated action comedy martial arts film that is rated PG and was nominated for one Oscar. It was produced by DreamWorks Animation and distributed by Paramount Pictures. Set in a version of ancient China populated by anthropomorphic talking animals, the plot revolves around a bumbling panda named Po who aspires to be a kung fu master. When an evil kung fu warrior named Tai Lung is foretold to escape after twenty years in prison, Po is unwittingly named the chosen one destined to defeat him and bring peace to the land, much to the chagrin of the resident kung fu warriors.
It was directed by John Stevenson and Mark Osborne and produced by Melissa Cobb, and stars the voices of Jack Black, Dustin Hoffman, Angelina Jolie, Ian McShane, Seth Rogen, Lucy Liu, David Cross, Randall Duk Kim, James Hong, and Jackie Chan.
Mikki Gillette will be hosting the movie night and leading the discussion afterward. It will be a very mellow, low key affair. Please come, bring a snack to share if you like, and enjoy.
Suggested Donation: $5/person (no one turned away for insufficient funds).