January 2023

Bardo, A Spiritual Migration

The Tibetan concept of antarābhava, or bardo, represents a state between death and rebirth. During this transitional phase, a person’s consciousness is not connected with a physical body, so the individual may experience a range of phantasmagorical phenomena, including beautific visions or terrifying hallucinations. For some, this spiritual passage presents the danger of an unhappy reincarnation, but for others, it provides the opportunity for supreme liberation and enlightenment. Celebrated Mexican documentarian Silverio Gama (Daniel Giménez Cacho) embarks upon this journey in Bardo, False Chronicle of a Handful of Truths, a mind-bending feature partially based upon director Alejandro G. Iñárritu’s reflections on his own life....more

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Stephen Pizzello

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