Brad Warner's Hardcore Zen - The Tour

BRAD WARNER’S HARDCORE ZEN is a documentary about a controversial Zen master who has sought to challenge many taboo topics in Zen Buddhism
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Pirooz Kalayeh
Film
Los Angeles, California
United States
2 Team Members

BRAD WARNER’S HARDCORE ZEN is a documentary about a controversial Zen master who has sought to strip away the sheen off many taboo topics in Zen Buddhism and exhibit a healthy dose of reality to his readers. 

PRESS KIT

Website: ilikenirvana.com
Facebook: facebook.com/BradWarnersHardcoreZen
Blog: hardcorezen.info/

What We Need & What You Get

We need funds to pay for food, lodging, and travel, as we tour with BRAD WARNER'S HARDCORE ZEN throughout the USA at select theaters.

Current Tour Dates:

To purchase tickets please visit local-screen.com or click active links above.

If you would like BRAD WARNER'S HARDCORE ZEN to be screened in a theater not currently on our list, or would like Brad to chat with your group while he is on tour, please e-mail booking@bradwarnershardcorezen.com with specifics.

If we raise more than the funding amount, donations will go towards paying our performing guests on the tour, unique backer awards, and Dogen Sangha Los Angeles.

The Impact

Your donation will make these film screenings and Brad's visits at each possible. We are completely funded independently. Every little bit helps bring Brad's teachings about Zen Buddhism to the rest of the world.

Other Ways You Can Help

Some people just can’t contribute, but that doesn’t mean you can’t help:

Please be sure to share the campaign, Facebook page, or contact us to be hosts during the Living Room tour at booking@bardwarnershardcorezen.com.

Incentives

There are a wide variety of incentives, including digital downloads of the soundtrack and film, bumper stickers, autographed books, drawings, DVDs, and more. 

All incentives for this campaign or our earlier one will be delivered by April 29, 2014.

BRAD WARNER

Brad Warner is a Zen monk, writer, bass player and film-maker. He has written several books, including Hardcore Zen, Sit Down And Shut Up, Zen Wrapped in Karma Dipped in Chocolate, Sex, Sin, and Zen, and his latest, There Is No God and He Is Always with You. He received Dharma Transmission from Gudo Nishijima Roshi, who received his transmission from Rempo Niwa Roshi, who, at the time was the head of the Soto Sect in Japan. He writes about Zen and other topics on his blog, Hardcore Zen, and as a writer for Suicide Girls. 

PIROOZ KALAYEH

Pirooz Kalayeh is a filmmaker, artist, and author. His films include SHOPLIFTING FROM AMERICAN APPAREL, THE HUMAN WAR, and BRAD WARNER'S HARDCORE ZEN. His novel THE WHOPPER STRATEGIES details an advertising executive's journey to package Enlightenment in a Box. His fourth feature  ZOMBIE BOUNTY HUNTER M.D. is currently in post-production with ILIKENIRVANA Productions.

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$4,085USD
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$3,500 USD goal
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This campaign ended on December 14, 2013
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  • $5USD
    Dana

    Thank you for making this film possible.

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  • $10USD
    Dana-mite

    Digital download of the soundtrack featuring Brad Warner, 0DFX, Dimentia 13, Randy Blythe (Live), and Michael Deragon.

    1 claimed
    Estimated delivery: April 2014
  • $20USD
    Dana-means donation

    Digital download of the film.

    21 claimed
    Estimated delivery: April 2014
  • $25USD
    The DVD!

    Since everyone asked, we're going to make a full color DVD available in a black plastic case. You'll still get a link to download the film and soundtrack. (Add $10 for international shipping).

    23 out of 25 claimed
    Estimated delivery: April 2014
  • $30USD
    Dana-is also a person's name

    Digital download of the film, soundtrack, and deleted scenes with Nina Hartley put onto a unique collectible flash drive.

    11 out of 50 claimed
    Estimated delivery: April 2014
  • $30USD
    The Signed DVD!

    Since everyone also asked for an autographed version, we're going to make a full color DVD available in a black plastic case that is signed by Brad Warner. You'll still get a link to download the film and soundtrack. (Add $10 for international shipping).

    11 out of 25 claimed
    Estimated delivery: April 2014
  • SOLD OUT

    $50USD
    Dana-graph

    Digital download of the film and an autographed copy of Brad's new book THERE IS NO GOD AND HE IS ALWAYS WITH YOU (additional $10 for postage outside US).

    8 out of 8 claimed
    Estimated delivery: April 2014
  • $75USD
    Dana-licious!

    Autographed 11x17 Movie Poster, Digital Download of Film and Soundtrack, and Bumper Sticker (additional $15 for postage outside US).

    3 out of 50 claimed
    Estimated delivery: April 2014
  • $100USD
    Dana-saur

    Digital download of the film, soundtrack, and a framed handrawn dinosaur picture by Brad Warner (additional $15 for postage outside US).

    2 out of 20 claimed
    Estimated delivery: April 2014
  • $100USD
    Dino Drawrings & Other Things

    Digital download of the film, soundtrack, and a framed and colored Limited Edition Drawing of Dinosaurs & Other Things by Brad Warner and Pirooz Kalayeh (additional $15 for postage outside US).

    2 out of 20 claimed
  • $150USD
    Dana-polis

    All three ILIKENRIVANA films: SHOPLIFTING FROM AMERICAN APPAREL, THE HUMAN WAR, and BRAD WARNER'S HARDCORE ZEN on a flash drive, autographed 11x17 Movie Poster, Digital Download of Film, and Bumper Sticker (additional $15 for postage outside US).

    1 out of 20 claimed
  • $275USD
    The Enlightenizer

    VIP tickets to city premiere closest to donator, All three ILIKENRIVANA films on a flash drive, autographed 11x17 Movie Poster, Bumper Sticker, and autographed copy of There Is No God and He Is Always with You. (Tickets can be claimed on day of screening.)

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  • $3,500USD
    EARTH Angel

    A private screening of the film in your home, one of each incentive mentioned in our campaign, and an acoustic performance of love ballads about Buddhism and zombie apocalypse by Brad Warner and Pirooz Kalayeh. (Brad Warner and Pirooz Kalayeh will be in attendance to screening if supporter lives in the general United States. If outside the USA, then screening would need to coincide with current speaking engagements.)

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