The Big Sleep
1946, USA, Howard Hawks, 114 min.
What makes this film unforgettable:
1. A classic film noir
2. Adapted from Raymond Chandler's 1939 novel and scripted by Nobel laureate William Falkner
3. Bogart and Bacall's on and off-screen romance.
Free with a $7 bar minimum
Introduced by meditation teacher Lodro Rinzler
Lodro Rinzler is the author of The Buddha Walks into a Bar: A Guide to Life for a New Generation and a practitioner and teacher in the Shambhala Buddhist lineage. Over the last decade he has taught numerous workshops throughout North America at meditation centers and universities. Lodro is a Board member of the Reciprocity Foundation, a homeless aide organization based in New York City. His column, What Would Sid Do, appears regularly on the Huffington Post and the Interdependence Project. His writing has appeared in Shape Magazine, Real Simple Magazine, the Shambhala Sun, Buddhadharma, and the Good Men Project.
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