Moving into the Infinite

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Featuring

 

Dancer

Carola Stieber, Paramjyoti

 

Storyteller

Patricia Chong

 

Dance Teacher

Karin Hermes Sunke

 

Swordman

Hagen Seibert

 

Man Inside the Earth

Yaniv Pesso

 

Dancing Monk

Brother George

 

Man with Dove

Saeed Gheisari

 

White Horse

Spanish Stallion Altanero  

                                                                                

Black Horse

Shire Horse Stallion Hawk Stone Tom    

 

 

Interview Partners

Swami Ganga Bharti

Krishna Chandra

Prof. DDr. Wolfgang Dietrich

Father Joseph Moser

Rav Yaakov

Lama Irene, Dorje Drolma

Dr. Rahmi Oruç Güvenç

Brother George

Dr. med. Christoph Beckmann

Anat Ganor

Sami Awad

 

 

Additional Participants

Patricia Chong

Meredith Maislen

Marianne Walker

Pradhuman Pratap Singh

Jabaharlal Bhurji

Pavel Carballido/Tlenahuatzin

Bert Gunn

Flora Schreiter

Sylvia Maciolek

James Jackson

Alper Akcay

Mitra Asadi

 

 

Dance Students

Sara Abicht, Timon De Ridder, Ella van Duijnhoven,

Ivona Grubišić, Sara Abicht, Hannah Kriesmair, Pilvi Kuronen,

Christian Nujster, Marc Oliveras Casas, Dieane Senauskatié,

Louis Seigert, Masine Van Lishout, Ana Van Tendeloo,

Andrei Voicu, Esther Murdock, Adam Khazumurador,

Quinty Boer, Rebecca Collins, Katarina Cvorovic, Wolf Govaerts,

Martina Gabrielli, Maud Huizing, Robin Nimanong,

Cecilia Ponteprimo, Reindert van Rijn, Alexandra Tuzova,

Hella Vanhemelrijck, Denise Verschut, Marysia Wiercinska,

Liza Zhukova, Maria Zhukova, Carmel Barkan,

Jane Fournier-Dumet, Caterina Barcelo Jordana

 

 

Written, Directed and Danced by

Carola Stieber, Paramjyoti 

 

Cinematography by

Eckart Reichl

 

Produced by

Carola Stieber

 

Associate Producer

Eckart Reichl

          

Editor

Eckart Reichl

 

Sound Design

Frieder Zimmermann, Quohren MPG

 

Music Score  

Carola Stieber, Nora Gohl, Frieder Zimmermann

 

Musicians

Nora Gohl, harp, 

Frieder Zimmermann, viola

Carola Stieber, vocal and piano

Lodrö Thaye and friends, Mahakala practice

Krishangi Lila, vocal

Elischewa Dreyfuss, vocal

Thomas Niggli, sitar

Shay Masala, tambura

                                         Felix Maria Woschek, electronic composition

Gunter Prezel, viola

Mohsen Taherzadeh, daf and tanbour

Sina Gheisari, ney

Saeed Gheisari, tombak

 

 

Color Grading Supervisor

Jürgen Pertack

 

Post-Production Assistant

Graphics and Color Grading

Julianna Michaelis

 

Title Calligraphy

Sophie Verbeek

 

Animation

Dood Evan

 

Production Coordination

Carola Stieber

 

Translation

John Stone, Bert Gunn, Gaurav Pande, Dr. Gupta

Samaneh Gheisari, Merav Mazeh, Claudia Suarez

and Johanna Perl

 

Technical Support

Peter Grimm, Eckart Reichl, Luca Goldhorn

Isaac Camphill Smith, Kamalaya Wellness Resort

Mehdi Khodabakhsh, Phoenix Studio

Wolfgang Obrecht, Tonstudio RichArt

Ingo Rau, Amps-Factory

msf – Michael Sänger Film

 

DCP Mastering

zweiB GmbH

 

 

Our shooting locations,

hosts and dear local friends

who assisted us in making this dream possible! 

Thanks from all of our hearts

for your support, trust and generosity!

 

Germany

Rheinheim, Granacher Farm and surroundings

Susanne Lehnhart, owner of White Horse                                    

Flieden, Keutzelbuch, Farm Community Heil 

Kaulstoss, Horse School, coaching and preparing scenes

Liane Berghammer, owner of Black Horse

Eitorf, Theater am Park

Dance- and Music School Eitorf

with director Christoph Käsberg

Rieferath, Bhole Baba Ashram

Dance Ritual shooting set up crew:

Estelle Switala, Simone Wyss, Heidi Brunner,

Susanne Sonnentag, Rüdiger Haeke

Luca Goldhorn, second camera and light-technique

Carla Gonzales Durasevic, lighting assistance

Madhuri Manfred Gaul, sound technique

Griessen, Church St. Peter and Paul

Bühl, Pilgrimage Church of St. Notburga

Father Thomas Mitzkus and Church Community of Bühl

Dietfurt, Franciscan Monastery

Kloster Dietfurt and surroundings, Brother George

 

Netherlands

Amsterdam, Dance Academy "AHK Amsterdam" 

       Directors and Artistic Leaders

Angela Linssen, Bojana Mladenovic, Gerleen Balstra

       Contact and Coordination Assistance: Rex Lobo

       Teachers: Loic Perela,

Vivianne Rodrigues de Brito, G.Mont

 

Slovenia

Jesenice, CŠOD TRILOBIT

 

India

Khajuraho, 64 Yogini Temple,

Jain Temple and other temple complexes of Khajuraho   

Bamhori Purwa, Madhya Pradesh,

Suman Brahm Dham Ashram, Shivbhagvan ji Maharaj,

Ma Suman ji, Bhole Maharaj ji,

Jabaharlal Bhurji,

all women, men, children and animals

Vrindaban, Yamuna river, Mira Temple,

Munger Mandir with Sadhu Maharaja

and his spiritual family

Barsana, Krishna Kunda, 

Mor Kutir and Maan Mandir,

Shri Ramesh Baba Ji Maharaj

and the praying dancers

 

Switzerland

Bern, plowed and fallow field

Tessin, Golino, Ananda Dham Ashram,

Krishna Candra and his spiritual family

Lake of Zürich

Brienz, Schweibenalp, Centre of Unity,

Sundar Robert Dreyfuss, Alok Banerjee

Austria

Innsbruck, Grillhof, Institute for Education in Tirol,

Prof. DDr. Wolfgang Dietrich

 

Italy

Assisi, Yoga School and Spiritual Community Ananda

The Academy of Art, Creativity & Consciousness, Dana Lynne Andersen

Spello, Corpus Christi Ceremony, flower mandala artists

 

Israel

Jerusalem and Eyn Karem, Mary´s Spring,

Yaniv Pesso, Merav Mazeh and friends

Negev Desert, Kibbutz Neot Semadar,

M.G. and the entire Kibbutz family

 

Palestine

Bethlehem, Bet Lahem Live Festival,

Holy Land Trust, Sami Awad and his team

plus all the guests of the festival 

 

Turkey

Yalova, Gökchedere,

Tumata Old Oriental Musik Therapy,

Dr. Rahmi Oruç Güvenç,

 Azize Güvenc et al 

 

Thailand

Kamalaya, Koh Samui,

Wellness Sanctuary and Holistic Spa Resort

Karina and John Stewart,

Lakshmi and Marc A. Cornaz, 

Isaac Campbell Smith, Methawee Palang,

Sirinath Sva-phadkorn, Thitiluk Ketkeaw,    

Saowaluk Srikuew, Monnapa Outum,

Ruttanasri Hongkhao, Nongnapat Neuman, 

Dibya Dagmar Betina Steiner,

all other staff members, guests and

people from the public of the Dance Ritual

who danced along like James Jackson and young lady

 

Iran

Environment of Shiraz, family Gheisari

 

 

Music

unless otherwise specified,

the musicians played their own compositions

or improvisations

 

 

Dance Duett on fallow field

Mozart Clarinet Concert Adagio

Recording of the 

University of Washington Symphony Orchestra, 

Conductor: Abraham Kaplan       

 

Dance Academy

Accompanist: Etsuko Oga, piano

Michael Vatcher, drums, percussion                      

 

 Khajuraho Temple

Thomas Niggli, sitar 

 

Dance Ritual in the Eitorf Theater

M.G. flute, cello 

Rüdiger Schödel, original instruments, guitar, vocal

Faridah Busemann, vocal

Juan Bayón Jiménez clarinet, frame drum, vocal

 

Song in the Indian village

Bhajan "Wahi main huun" 

Aaran Singh, vocal

 

Song during interview

with Hindu Monk in Switzerland

Bhajan "Maine Ratna Lagai Re"

Krishangi Lila, vocal

Shay Masala, tambura

 

Dance Duets with Brother George, Assisi

Walze, Offenbach-Barcarolle

Brother George, lyrics and vocal

and composition by Felix Maria Woschek

our musical first aid

 

Singing during Corpus Christi

and in Church St Peter and Paul, Grießen

Improvisation on "Karitas Habundat"

by Hildegard von Bingen

Elischewa Dreyfus, vocal

Father Thomas Mitzkus, psalm singing 

 

Pilgrimage Church of St Notburga

Father Thomas Mitzkus, vocal

Nicole Markhardt, flute

 

Dance Ritual in Ananda, Assisi

Simon Tandree, viola

Peter Treichler, percussion

Maurizio Murdocca, tabla

Andrea Gorgi Zuin, hang

Devdas Steve Berry, tabla, harmonium, voice

 

Song in Indian village

Guru Stotram and Mira Bhajan

"Charan Jhod Kaha Jau"

Bandana Savita Singh, vocal

 

Vedic Fire Ceremony

Devotees singing Kirtan

"Shiva Shambo Shankara"

at Gurupurnima

 

Mystical Voice in Cistern

Carola Stieber, Paramjyoti

 

Open Air Festival in Bethlehem

Felix Maria Woschek, vocal and guitar

Claudinho Miranda and

Band Poesia Samba Soul

vocal, guitar, percussion

 

Street performance at Mary´s Spring

Netanel Goldberg, vocal, guitar

Shay Masala, dilruba

Carola Stieber, vocal

 

In the Kibbutz

Workshop: Mordi Corcos, guitar

Simos Lazaridis, kachon

Shabbat choir: "Or Kazeh" by Idan Raichel

sung by the members of the Kibbutz

 

Oriental Music Therapy and Sema Ritual

Dr. Rahmi Oruç Güvenç

Faridah Busemann et al

 

Wellness Resort Thailand: Band Pongtawan

with Wat, Ee, Nook and Ban

 

Sufi Music 

Mohsen Taherzadeh, daf and tanbour

Sina Gheisari, ney

Saeed Gheisari, tombak

Gunter Prezel, viola

 

 

Poetic Sources

Hildegard von Bingen ( 1098 - 1179 )

Mechthild von Magdeburg (1207-1282)

Hafiz (1320-1389)                     

Rumi (1207-1273)                    

 

 

Support and Sponsoring

Due to your love and encouragement

this film could come into existence

Thanks to my beloved parents

Lotte and Helmut Stieber

Thanks to my dear friends

Markus Hohler, Hans-Martin Frech, Karola and Stefan Hall,

Michael Hozzel, Monika Lenninghausen, Karin Lüscher, 

Christina and Ivo Grenacher-Looser, Vincenzo Altepost, 

Kabbalah Desiree Wiprächtiger, Christian and Susanne Wagner, 

Darta Molitor, Lama Irene, Keren Keren, Ehud Ohayon, M.G.,

Sara Frankenburg, Berndt Berger, Clemens Hammer,

Torsten Böttcher, Heidi Brunner, Christian Zellner,

Liane Berghammer, Family Gheysari, Friederike Weiß,

                                    Marianna Walker, Patricia Chong, Nandi Devar, Frank Ziesing

Shanti Dev Oliver Graf, Herbert Marent, Elna Breinholt,

Prem Amido Radlmayer, Hans Joachim Burger,

Prasadini Krissi Mayer, Chandravali D. Schang, Lidia Wilkosz,

Shyama Shakhi, Till and Christina Saller, Elfriede Endres,

Georg Gschwendtner, Peter Wicker, Rahel Oppliger,

Urs Streuli, Hug Veronika, Hezequiel Castelli, Stelle Dupuis

Fredy Kradolfer, Beatrice and Thomas Tillig, Betina Höh-Schmid, 

John Stone, Patricia Chong, Marianne Walker,

Sanja Lackovic, Michael Houissoud and many more.

 

Great thanks also to the Foundation

for Integral Peace building

with Esther Raez and Cecile Cassini,

the Kibbutz Neot Semadar

and Kamalaya Wellness Resort.

 

 

My thanks to all who supported this project!

Also to those who are not mentioned in the credits.

ONLY MY HEART CAN COMMUNICATE

HOW DEAR YOUR CONTRIBUTIONS ARE TO ME

AND HOW BIG MY GRATITUDE IS TO YOU!

 

 In thanks and devotion 

to the Beloved, Paramjyoti

 

 

 

For more information, please visit:

www.movingintotheinfinite.com

 

 

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