The Filmmakers

Terrence Youk

Terry began work in film and television in 1985, first as a composer and later writing, producing, directing and editing independent documentaries.

He has produced nationally acclaimed programs for PBS, A&E and the Wisdom Channel as well as educational and presentation films crafted for nonprofit institutions including the National Hospice Foundation.

Award-winning films include: Thich Nhat Hanh: Roots of Peace and Pioneers of Hospice: Changing the Face of Dying.

Ann Armbrecht

Ann is a writer, anthropologist (PhD, Harvard 1995) and herbalist specializing in the relationship between culture and the environment. She has conducted research in Nepal and the western United States and has taught at Dartmouth, Middlebury and Goddard Colleges.

Ann is the author of Thin Places: A Pilgrimage Home (Columbia University Press, 2009), a spiritual memoir based on her experiences in Nepal that received a Gold Nautilus Award for books that will change the world.