Giovedì Cai Feltre — April 5, 2018

Gian will be participating in the Giovedì Cai Feltre, in his home town of Feltre, Italy on April 5th, 2018. He will be discussing his experience as a pilgrim on the famous Camino de Santiago,  as well as his latest adventure, the 88-temple, 1200 km Buddhist pilgrimage on the Japanese island of Shikoku.

More info is available here.




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Announcing: Hannya Shin-gyó

Our new film will be titled “Hannya Shin-gyó”.  It was shot in Japan in November 2016 and is to be completed and released later this year. We’ll update you as more details emerge, but in the meantime here are a few images from the shoot:

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The Pilgrimage Continues!

Gian2While filming Are You A Pilgrim?, director and protagonist Gian D. Ceccato was profoundly touched by a group of Japanese pilgrims he met on the Christian pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela.  They had come to walk in the aftermath the powerful 2011 earthquake and tsunami to pray for the souls of who had died. Continuing the journey he began with Are You A Pilgrim?,  Gian will undertake the spiritually and physically arduous journey of Shikoku Henro-michi—the oldest and most famous Buddhist pilgrimage in Japan, in the footsteps of Kõbõ Daishi. Filming is set to begin later this year, with an expected release in 2017. Stay tuned!

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Italian Broadcast Premiere via Telebelluno SRL!

We’re thrilled to announce the broadcast premiere of Are You A Pilgrim? courtesy of Telebelluno SRL in Belluno, Italia!

There will be three showings this weekend:

Saturday 18/07/2015 — 3:00pm
Sunday 19/07/2015 — 4:50pm
Monday 21/07/2015 — 8:30pm
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Are You A Pilgrim? Special Preview

I hope this ‘Special Preview’ captured more of my vision of the universality of the Camino and be a wonderful evocation of the best in humanity. What was spiritually uplifting, beyond the religious aspect of it, for me was meeting people from all over the world and realizing people are all the same, and that there is goodness to rejoice in.


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Australian Premiere March 4th!

We’re very excited to announce that Are You A Pilgrim will be debuting in Australia in March! 
Wednesday, 4 March at 7.30pm
Queenscliff Uniting Church, Hesse Street, Queenscliff, Victoria 3225, Australia. 
The presenter and participant in the film is Kay Therese Jones – ‘ a Keeper of the Keys’ for ancient schools of knowledge.
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