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Quiet Time: Mindfulness at the Movies

In an age of chronic distraction, work burnout and stress, we all need a moment to refresh and decompress. Quiet Time is designed to nurture mindfulness at the movies.

Scheduled on Sundays to help you recharge your batteries ahead of the week to come, each Quiet Time session features a guided meditation from Toronto Mindfulness teacher Moustafa Abdelrahman and a specially curated film designed to soothe your mind and activate your senses. Bring a pillow, grab a soothing cup of tea, and leave your phone at home. Give yourself the gift of a little quiet time. 

Series Promotional Partner: The Centre for Mindfulness Studies

Series runs Returns October 15

Sunday, October 15, 2:00 PM

a man with a cello on his back standing on a dirt road next to a sign post

Strangers on the Earth Quiet Time: Mindfulness at the Movies

This moving, mind-expanding film follows an American cellist’s journey along Europe's most popular pilgrimage, the Camino de Santiago.
  • D: Tristan Cook
  • USA
  • 2017
  • 97 min
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Sunday, November 26, 2:00 PM

a man with a shaved head taking a photo from a balcony overlooking the ocean

Monk with a Camera

Meet Nicholas Vreeland, grandson of legendary Vogue editor Diana Vreeland, who walked away from a worldly life of privilege to become a Tibetan Buddhist monk in 1972. 

Featuring a special pre-film guided meditation by Moustafa Abdelrahman, an Applied Mindfulness Meditation Specialist, teacher and registered psychotherapist.
  • D: Tina Mascara & Guido Santi
  • USA
  • 2014
  • 91 min

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