Go Without Fear

danielle Sunday

The room in Eye Filmmuseum is changed to Cinema 1.

Sunday September 29th
Cinema 1

74 min
USA, 2018
English, with Dutch subtitles.

Dutch premiere

Followed by a Q&A with Maarten Olthof.

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Go Without Fear is based on the book Walking in the Footsteps of the Buddha by Zen monk, ecologist and trekking guide Maarten Olthof. He answers Buddha’s request that those wishing to know what Buddha was up to should make a pilgrimage to certain places. After several years of research and travel, Maarten walked the life path of the Buddha over a six month period. The film documents his journey during several years, trying to gather the cultural, ecological and spiritual moments, while helping to share the peaceful intention that many more will be able to walk in the footsteps of the Buddha, and Go Without Fear.

Director: James Dean Conklin
Story and pilgrimage: Maarten Olthof
Producers: Elisa Zazzera, James Dean Conklin, Elizabeth Nunez, Maarten Olthof
Soundtrack: Richard Lainhart
Additional music, sound, motion graphics: James Dean Conklin
Sound mastering: Jim Keyes / Gentle Giant Music
Animation: Jesse Spiro
Cinematographers: Aric Gutnick, James Dean Conklin, Elizabeth ‘Bibi’ Nuñez