December – January, 2022 | Day of a Stranger at Tricycle’ Buddhist Shorts Film Festival 2022 | Online Festival Film Page


August, 2021 | Day of a Stranger film screening and Director Q&A | Bowling Green, KY | Sponsored by Warren County Public Library | The Capitol Theatre 

May, 2021 | Illuminate Film Festival: Day of a Stranger screening | Sedona, Arizona | Winner of the Audience Choice Award: Acceptance Speech

October 8, 2020, 12 EST | Confronting White Complicity in Racial Injustice | A panel with Christian Theological Seminary | WATCH ON YOUTUBE

July 11-14th, 2019 | Wild Goose Festival Wisdom Camp | Play, Power, and Perseverance: Wisdom Camp and main Festival

June 27-30th, 2019 | International Thomas Merton Society Conference | Theme: “O Peace, Bless This Mad Place.” | Santa Clara University, California | I’ll be presenting in two portions:

  • DAY OF A STRANGERdirected by Cassidy Hall, private rough-cut film screening.
  • Peace Through Poetry, workshop and guided meditation, with Cassidy Hall and Sarah Kothe

December 7-8, 2018‘Disappear form View’? Thomas Merton Fifty Years Later and Beyond, Catholic Theological Union, Chicago, IL | Panel on the Merton Legacy

November 28, 2018 | Vancouver, BC, | The University of British Columbia | More information coming soon

November 9-11, 2018 | Terra Incognita: A Literary Gathering with Convivium: A Journal of Arts, Culture, and Testimony | University of Pittsburgh – Cathedral of Learning. I’ll be participating in two portions:

  • Friday: 5:20-6:30 Terra Incognita and the Self: Female Embodiment as Strange Land Panelists: Maren Grossman, Michelle De Groot, Jessica Mesman Griffith, Cassidy Hall, and Carla Myers
  • Sunday: 12:30 The Infinite Mystery of Silence: The Encountering Silence Podcast With Cassidy Hall and Kevin M. Johnson

August 8, 2018, 7pm | In Pursuit of Silence, screening and Q&A | St. Augustine by the Sea Episcopal Church, Santa Monica, CA

June 22, 2018 | Analog Sea | In Pursuit of Silence film presentation and Q&A | Zurich, Switzerland

April 28, 2018 | Voices For Peace Conference in Toronto, Canada

April 5-7, 2018College English Association in St. Petersburg, Florida | Presenting on The Bridge of Silence

October 12, 2017In Pursuit of Silence at Ames Public Library

September 27, 2017In Pursuit of Silence at Harvard Divinity School

June 30 – July 15, 2017 | In Pursuit of Silence Los Angeles theatrical premiere at Ahrya Fine Arts Laemmle

June 22-24, 2017 | Trying To Say God, with Sick Pilgrim and The University of Notre Dame

June 15-18th, 2017The 15th ITMS Conference, St. Bonaventure University, St. Bonaventure, NY | Special Presentation of the film In Pursuit of Silence

June 11, 2017 | Pelicam Film Festival | Romania 

March 17, 2017 | 6:30 PM |National Museum of Natural History | Washington, DC

March 4, 2017 | 10:00 AM | Boulder, CO | Boulder International Film Festival 

February 18, 2017 | 7:00PM | St. Petersburg, FL | AUDITORY ECOSYSTEMS: IN PURSUIT OF SILENCE

Recorded Presentations:

“The Inner Room: Untrying to Say God, Allowing Silence to Speak God’s Name” Kevin M. Johnson and Cassidy Hall

“Notes from a Contemplative: Thomas Merton on the Art of Writing as Resistance and Protest” Dave Griffith, Gordon Oyer, Kathleen Tarr, Cassidy Hall


*For additional screenings of In Pursuit of Silence where I am not in attendance, see http://www.pursuitofsilence.com/screenings/north-america/
Speaking at Pelicam Film Festival in Romania


At Notre Dame for the Trying to Say ‘God’ Conference with Kevin Johnson

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