“This provocative film...candidly documents the mixed emotions and institutional conflicts aroused by the introduction of a Buddhist practice in a predominantly Christian prison.”
– Jeanette Catsoulis, The New York Times

Anne Marie Stein, Director/Producer

Anne Marie Stein is currently Dean of Professional and Continuing Education at The Massachusetts College of Art and Design. From 2001 to 2005 she was Director of Development for Northern Light Productions, a documentary film production company, where she oversaw business development and also worked on a number of projects. She was Executive Director of the Boston Film/Video Foundation from 1987 to 2001, where she was deeply involved in programs to expand support and recognition for moving image artists. Before that, she lived and worked for seven years in Paris, France, where she was Director of the Center for Media Art at the American Center for Students and Artists.

She has served on national granting committees and panels, served on the Board of Directors and Executive Committee of the national coalition for media arts organizations, NAMAC, for seven years, was a co-founder of the Boston International Festival of Women's Cinema and co-director for many years of the New England Film and Video Festival. She holds an MBA from Simmons School of Management and a BA from the University of Pennsylvania.
Leon Kennedy, Dhamma Brother
“Non-harming communication takes skill, especially in a hostile environment where people are in such emotional states of suffering.”
– Leon Kennedy, Dhamma Brother