Synopsis by Sean Hurley
Join acclaimed documentary filmmaker Ken Burns as he follows artist and philosopher William Segal to the breathtaking French basilica at Vezelay. A destination for spiritual seekers the world over, Vezelay serves as a metaphor for the apparently universal human impulse to search for meaning. Burns' cinematography provides a glorious look at this marvel of devotional architecture, taking the viewer inside to see some of the ritual that takes place there. Also included is a short film Burns made documenting Segal in his studio, as he waxes on inspiration, discipline, and the meaning of art.
architecture, artist, inspiration, meaning-of-life, metaphor, philosophy, ritual, search