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‘Wisdomkeepers’ film screens in Eagle Tuesday

“Wisdomkeepers, Paqo Andino" explores the Andean Holy Mountain tradition, which dates back 13,000 years.
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IF YOU GO.....

What: “Wisdomkeepers, Paqo Andino,” part of the Sustainable Community Film Series

When/Where: Tuesday, May 19 at 6:30 p.m. at Dusty Boot, Eagle

Cost: $5 suggested donation

More information: Email info@walkingmountains.org

EAGLE — The Sustainable Community Film Series — a project of Walking Mountains Science Center series — wraps up this month with “Wisdomkeepers, Paqo Andino.” This powerful and visually stunning film screened earlier this month in Avon and will be shown again at Dusty Boot in Eagle on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.

Take A Captivating Journey

“Wisdomkeepers, Paqo Andino” will take the audience on a captivating journey into the heart of an ancient earth-keeping culture to experience their practical and mystical way of life. The Andean Holy Mountain tradition is one of the planet’s few remaining uninterrupted wisdom lineages, dating back 13,000 years. In 1532, the Andean Paqos found it necessary to retreat to remote, high-altitude locations to safeguard their traditions. In the 1950s, anthropologists rediscovered the tradition after 425 years of operational secrecy.

This film’s non-narrated format provides the audience with a direct, unmediated experience of the Andean Paqos’ day-to-day life and their relationship with the natural world. The viewer receives universally applicable insights into a state of being based on loving kindness, unconditional reciprocity, sustainability and the sanctity of daily life. Filmmaker Jeffrey Wium combined his experience as a Paqo in the Andean Holy Mountain Tradition with his background in multimedia production to create this project. In 2008, he received inspiration for the film during a pilgrimage in the Peruvian Highlands.

To view the entire line-up of the series, visit http://www.walkingmountains.org/project/sustainable-film-series and for more information about this film, click on the “Wisdomkeepers” link.

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