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The 5 Powers (2016)

'The 5 Powers is a moving fusion of documentary footage, historic montage and vivid animation that send a powerful message of peace. Using modern technology and dramatic storytelling, the ... See full summary »

Directors:

Stuart Jolley (co-director), Gregory Kennedy-Salemi (co-director)

Writer:

Gretl Satorius
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Credited cast:
Thich Nhát Hanh ... Thich Nhat Hanh (as Thich Nhat Hanh)
Alfred Hassler Alfred Hassler ... Alfred Hassler
Chan Khong ... Sister Chan Khong
Martin Luther King ... Martin Luther King Jr (archive footage)
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Orlando Jones ... Narrator (voice)
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'The 5 Powers is a moving fusion of documentary footage, historic montage and vivid animation that send a powerful message of peace. Using modern technology and dramatic storytelling, the film focuses on three true heroes and their non-violent re-solution of conflict through a mind-ful, compassionate approach. Its beautifully crafted and truly inspiring' - Dave Gibbons, Graphic Novel Artist (Watchmen, Green Lantern), June 2014. The 5 Powers, narrated by Sleepy Hollow Star, Orlando Jones, addresses timeless issues that are being replayed worldwide today in the Middle East and at home in the USA, revealing the interconnected stories of Superheroes of Peace. The powerful story of Vietnamese Zen masters, Thich Nhat Hanh, whom Martin Luther King nominated for the 1967 Nobel Peace Prize, Sister Chan Khong and American anti-war superhero, Alfred Hassler, and Martin Luther King Jr, is as relevant and important today as it ever was in the past. One of the films big surprises, is Alfred ... Written by Gregory Kennedy-Salemi

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3 Superheroes of Peace, 5 Powers, and a Martin Luther King Jr, Comic Book, change the course of world history


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Unknown but important US history
11 May 2020 | by art-61573See all my reviews

I have to admit I am biased because Alfred Hassler was my uncle, but he was an amazing bodhisattva of a peace activist who worked hard and chearfully all his life for peace. Full of powerful true stories.


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June 2016 (USA) See more »

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The Secret of the 5 Powers See more »

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MindfulCloud PBC See more »
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