Nathaniel Dorsky is an experimental San Francisco film-maker who has been making films since 1964. He is the author of Devotional Cinema (2003). He intends that his 16mm silent films "create a state of prayer" not by treating Buddhism as a subject but by expressing "the view that comes from Buddhism".
In his book Devotional Cinema, Dorsky writes of the long-standing link between art and health as well as the transformative potential of watching film. He also writes of the limitations of film when it is subservient to theme or dependent on "the ornament of language", which can describe a world but
... Displaying 750 of 3122 characters.