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High Ground

2012, USA, Michael Brown, 92 min.

Eleven veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars seek redemption in the Himalayas. “In its ability to let us hear firsthand what life-and-death combat does to the human body and spirit, this film has few peers.” — The Los Angeles Times



About  Brainwave: Illusion

The Buddha said that everything is illusion. What did he mean by that? This sixth edition of Brainwave will enlist the aid of neuroscientists to help us understand how the perception of our world is shaped by the surprising adaptability of our brains. Brainwave includes talks, special film screenings followed by discussions, interactive workshops, and much more! 

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Chad Jukes pauses and takes in the beautiful surroundings of the Himalayas in HIGH GROUND, directed by Michael Brown, produced by Don Hahn and Michael Brown. Photo credit: Didrik Johnck