Free the Mind - Summer 2013 dates and cities
Free the Mind is a documentary film that chronicles the groundbreaking work of Dr. Richard J. Davidson at the Center for Investigating Healthy Minds at the Waisman Center, UW-Madison. Directed by Phie Ambo and produced by Danish Documentary, it features the experiences of military war veterans and children as they embark on a journey of resilience and compassion. Watch the trailer.
The film made its international debut in Amsterdam in November 2012 and its U.S. debut in New York City in May 2013. It premiered in Madison on May 15, 2013 with daily showings at Sundance Cinemas/Madison through May.
See the full list of cities and dates where it is showing next at http://www.internationalfilmcircuit.com/freethemind/playdates.html and watch clips and learn more on the film’s official Website.
Being Human - September 28, San Francisco, CA
Dr. Richard J. Davidson will be a featured presenter at Being Human 2013, a daylong exploration of human nature in the light of cutting edge science, philosophy, and evolution. View his conference profile page.
Contemplative Practices to Promote Child and Family Well-Being Conference - October 14-15, UW-Madison
The University of Wisconsin-Madison is involved in important discoveries that enable children and families to experience more balance and calm in their lives by transforming their brains using techniques derived from contemplative practices.