The Nature of the Flame

Best Cinematography - My Love Michelle Film Festival

Nature of the Flame is a short film in which a student and sage find solace in each other, and a special place in time and space – but is it meant to be? Written and produced by Mike Messier, with Chris Hunter of Collective Thought Media, and with Rhode Island Filmmakers South, Nature of the Flame has recently won Best Cinematography at the My Love Michelle Short Film Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The film has also been accepted into six film festivals, and continues to grow, with its message of self-discovery influenced by the ideals of zen.



“Beautifully Done” – Laurence G. Boldt, author of Zen and the Art of Making a Living

Providence Zen Center photos courtesy of Chris Hunter & Collective Thought Media.


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