Movies Under the Stars

Every Tuesday night, The Sanctuary is proud to present a beautiful and inspiring film for our guests and neighbours.

On clear nights (which are most of them!) we set up our screen on the beach to bring you quality cinema in one of the most amazing spots in the world!

 

1 Giant Leap

 

Here are a few examples of the movies we have shown previously.

HIMALAYA

An astonishingly beautiful and thematically rich Nepalese film that presents many vanishing elements of a faraway Tibetan culture. Academy Award nomination 2000.

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KUNDUN

Martin Scorsese wonderful story of the younger years of the Dalai Lama

Sanctuary Favorites:

Harold and Maude

“Young, rich, and obsessed with death, Harold finds himself changed forever when he meets lively septuagenarian Maude at a funeral.” – IMDB.com

“Not All Those Who Wander Are Lost.”

What About Me?

“One Giant Leap have created a unique music, TV and film project. What About Me? is the culmination of 4 years work visiting 50 global locations collecting wisdom and musical jewels. It’s an inspiring and alarming look at our collective insanity: how we are ego-driven, needy in relationships, insatiable in desire, addicted to status, wounded by childhood and unable to stop thinking, but how we still manage to be inspired and creative… When Duncan & Jamie left on their global journey they thought they were in control but how could they predict what would happen.” – IMDB.com

Baraka

“A world beyond words.”

March of the Penguins

“In the harshest place on Earth, love finds a way”

“The cycle of life the Emperor’s penguins is disclosed in this wonderful documentary. Every autumn, these animal leave the safety of the ocean and march along twenty days to a place called “Oamack”. Once there, they select their mates, they procreate, protect and feed their offspring and after months they return to the sea. Later, their progeny go to the ocean, where they stay for four years, and when they reach their adult life, they follow the same pattern of their parents.” – IMDB.com

Happy Feet

“Into the world of the Emperor Penguins, who find their soul mates through song, a penguin is born who cannot sing. But he can tap dance something fierce!” – IMDB.com

Ashes and Snow

“Exploring the shared language and poetic sensibilities of all animals.” – IMDB.com

What the Bleep Do We Know?!

“‘WHAT THE #$*! DO WE KNOW?!’ is a radical departure from convention. It demands a freedom of view and greatness of thought so far unknown, indeed, not even dreamed of since Copernicus. It’s a documentary. It’s a story. It’s mind-blowing special effects.” – IMDB.com

I Know I’m Not Alone

“Musician and activist Michael Franti’s documentary on his mission of peace in the Middle East.” – IMDB.com

The Films of Michael Moore

Amelie

“Amelie, an innocent and naive girl in Paris, with her own sense of justice, decides to help those around her and along the way, discovers love.” – IMDB.com

Koyaanisqatsi

“Beyond the headlines and every day crises of international events, a deeper shift in human affairs has occurred: Humanity no longer exists in the natural world, we are no longer connected to it. It is not that we are now users of technology, but rather that we exist within technology, we are part of it and it is part of us. The natural world now exists only to support the artificial one in which we live.” – IMDB.com

Powaqqatsi

“An exploration of technologically developing nations and the effect the transition to Western-style modernization has had on them.” – IMDB.com

I Heart Huckabees

“A husband-and-wife team play detective, but not in the traditional sense. Instead, the happy duo helps others solve their existential issues, the kind that keep you up at night, wondering what it all means.” – IMDB.com


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