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Terrence Malick's Voyage Of Time: Life's Journey

Presented by The Arlington Center at The Arlington Center, Arlington

March 9, 2019

How did we get here…and how did we get here? Jumping off from his extraordinary 2011 film The Tree of Life, director Terrence Malick departs altogether from characters and their stories to craft an epic visual poem: a meditation on the story of life itself. Operating on a cosmic scale, Voyage Of Time: Life’s Journey traces life’s origins back to the genesis of matter, as the universe expands and crystallizes into gases, galaxies, stars, and eventually our own Sun and Earth. No...

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How did we get here…and how did we get here? Jumping off from his extraordinary 2011 film The Tree of Life, director Terrence Malick departs altogether from characters and their stories to craft an epic visual poem: a meditation on the story of life itself. Operating on a cosmic scale, Voyage Of Time: Life’s Journey traces life’s origins back to the genesis of matter, as the universe expands and crystallizes into gases, galaxies, stars, and eventually our own Sun and Earth. No sooner than life enacts its first twitch does its quest commence to slake a primordial thirst for its own source, the Mother—a longing voiced (by Cate Blanchett) as an ethereal thought-poem of wonder and need that intensifies as flashes of raw present-day human interaction and conflict are intercut with the primeval evolutionary pageant. Neither documentary nor nature film, Voyage Of Time is of an art beyond category, like life itselfPresented with the Institute For Meditation & Psychotherapy

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Dates & times

Sat, Mar 09 @ 7:00 pm

Admission

$10 at the door, with free refreshments and post-film discussion; $35/2 CEUs for mental health professionals

781-316-0282

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