As a Man Thinketh: Film Screening with Live Talk by Mitch Horowitz
November 17, 2017 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
A.R.E. of New York Edgar Cayce Center, New York
Join PEN Award-winning historian and widely known voice of esoteric ideas Mitch Horowitz for a special screening of the new film AS A MAN THINKETH, which explores how the powers of your mind shape your life. Mitch appears in the film, and he joins us in person to deliver a talk before the screening and a Q-and-A afterward. Mitch will explore the background and message of As a Man Thinketh, the classic book of spiritual self-help on which the movie is based, and the life of its beloved author James Allen (1864-1912). Mitch will also sign copies of his latest book, Mind As Builder: The Positive-Mind Metaphysics of Edgar Cayce. Don’t miss this powerful evening of cinema and spiritual discovery!
Copies of “As A Man Thinketh” DVDs will also be available for sale.
Film Storyline Synopsis:
With his professional and personal life in turmoil, Jimmy’s life takes an unexpected turn as the transformative teachings of an antique book help him realize how his thoughts are, in fact, shaping his world. Insightful documentary interviews with renowned authors, speakers, and ministers are used throughout the film to highlight the powerful message of the book — that our thoughts are the creative force in our lives.
Inspired by the James Allen classic, the film features such new thought leaders as Rev. Michael Beckwith, Mitch Horowitz (joining in person), Edwene Gaines, Dr. Joe Vitale, Rev. David Alexander, Rev. Sherri James, Rev. Sheila McKeithen, Maryann Patalano, and Faith Rivera.
"This little volume (the result of meditation and experience) is not intended as an exhaustive treatise on the much-written upon subject of the power of thought. It is suggestive rather than explanatory, its object being to stimulate men and women to the discovery and perception of the truth that - "They themselves are makers of themselves" by virtue of the thoughts which they choose and encourage; that mind is the master weaver, both of the inner garment of character and the outer garment of circumstance, and that, as they may have hitherto woven in ignorance and pain they may now weave in enlightenment and happiness."
- James Allen
$15, Members $10
Mitch Horowitz was raised in a world of Bigfoot stories, UFO sightings, and Carlos Castaneda books. He grew determined to find the truth behind it all—and today Mitch is a PEN Award-winning historian and the author of books including Occult America; One Simple Idea: How Positive Thinking Reshaped Modern Life; and Mind As Builder: The Positive-Mind Metaphysics of Edgar Cayce. Mitch has written on everything from the war on witches to the secret life of Ronald Reagan for The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Salon, and Politico. The Washington Post says Mitch “treats esoteric ideas and movements with an even-handed intellectual studiousness that is too often lost in today’s raised-voice discussions.” He is the voice of popular audio books including Alcoholics Anonymous. A longtime publishing executive, Mitch has published authors, living and dead, including David Lynch and Manly P. Hall. Visit him at mitchhorowitz.com and @MitchHorowitz.
Jon Miller is an independent filmmaker and singer/songwriter from Mobile, Alabama. He has been involved with video production for over 15 years and released his first documentary “What Is New Thought?” in 2013. That movie was screened in many new thought churches and centers across the country and would eventually be enjoyed by people around the world.
As a singer/songwriter he has produced three full-length albums of original material and been the opening act for artists such as Trace Adkins, Josh Turner, and The Charlie Daniels Band. For his work in bringing attention to the new thought movement through his documentary films and his positive music, he was presented with the prestigious Torchbearer award at the 100th International New Thought Alliance Congress.
In the footsteps of his inspirational films, “What Is New Thought?” and “A New Thought, A New You”, Jon Miller now brings attention to the transformational message shared in this classic work by James Allen. Part documentary and part narrative, “As a Man Thinketh” promises to break new ground in the category of inspirational films.