The Center for Contemporary Art will host a one-time only screening of 'Robert Bly: A Thousand Years of Joy' on Sat, Dec. 3rd, at 4pm. Director Haydn Reiss will introduce. Also at the same location on the following day, Sun. Dec. 4th at 1pm, a screening of Reiss' earlier work 'Rumi: Poet of the Heart'. CCA info: (505) 982-1338Please come and alert your friends in the area.
John Densmore, activist and legendary drummer of The Doors, and long-standing participant in the mytho-poetic men's work that Robert Bly launched in the early 1990's, will host this one-time special screening. Director Haydn Reiss will join John for a Q & A afterwards. Two days after a monumental election, you know a lot will be in the air! Come join us. Please let friends know. Info/tixs: http://www.laemmle.com/films/41443
To our friends in the U.K. a chance to catch the film. After the screening: Producer Harry Burton in conversation with Ruth Padel, Poet, and Dariane Pictet, Poetry Editor and Psychotherapist. Info: http://www.aldeburghcinema.co.uk/aldeburgh-cinema-59-docfest.html#.V__I04XMAVw
Two chances to catch the film: Friday Nov 4, 11:45 and Thurs. Nov 10, 8pm. Happy to announce that John Densmore, legendary drummer of The Doors, will join director Haydn Reiss at the Nov 10th screening. Info/tixs: http://www.ojaifilmfestival.com/movies/robert-bly-a-thousand-years-of-joy/
An hour and change north of NYC in Pleasantville, NY. Jeff Gordinier (NYT) will moderate a panel of poets talking about Bly after the screening.
Great reception to the film with added screening.
There will be two or three screenings.....details forthcoming.
In honor of NATIONAL POETRY MONTH, we are taking part in the POETRY IN MOTION FILM FESTIVAL. We'll screen A THOUSAND YEARS OF JOY at 7pm. Director Haydn Reiss will introduce. Rafael Film Centre, 1118 Fourth St. San Rafael. Info: http://rafaelfilm.cafilm.org/
An evening screening with Pulitzer Prize winner Tracy K. Smith and Haydn Reiss in person. The historic Garden Theatre, 160 Nassau St, Princeton, NJ 08542. Tickets $11 public / $6 members.
Two wonderful screenings in February in Portland, Oregon. Lively crowd and very appreciative of the film. Great Q & A with director Haydn Reiss afterwards. A person in the audience even knew Robert's dad, Jacob.
The Numina Center for Spirituality and the Arts hosts a screening, Friday Dec. 12th, 7pm of ROBERT BLY: A THOUSAND YEARS OF JOY. Director Haydn Reiss will be on hand. Church of the Incarnation, 550 Mendocino Ave. Santa Rosa, Ca. Info/tixs:https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cinema-numina-robert-bly-a-thousand-years-of-joy-tickets-19451630350
Screening at Monmouth University, New Jersey, April 12, 2016. Director to present. Details to follow.
OCT/2015 – The film premiered at the 38th annual Mill Valley Film Festival in Mill Valley, CA. All three screenings were met with enthusiastic audiences praising the film and Robert afterwards during the Question and Answer with director Haydn Reiss.