“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

Nicole Guillemet, Executive Producer

Nicole Guillemet has worked in the arts for more than 25 years, including fifteen years as the Vice President of the Sundance Institute and the Co-Director of the Sundance Film Festival. At the 2000 Sundance Film Festival, she launched and directed the Documentary Film Program. From 2002 - 2007, Guillemet was the Director of the Miami International Film Festival. In 2002, she founded the Salt Lake City Film Center and serves on national boards of a number of arts organizations. She has also served on funding panel for the National Endowment for the Arts and in 2005 was decorated by the French cultural Minister as Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres.
Willie Carroll, Dhamma Brother
“This is my own motto for continuing
living better than I have been—
I'm a mountain away from the sun,
but closer than yesterday.”
– Willie Carroll, Dhamma Brother
Awards