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“Salam Pakistan”: A Cinematic Poem Short Travel Film Directed By Neal Howland (2020)

“Salam Pakistan – From the Arabian Sea to the Northern Highlands” is a Cinematic Poem Short Travel Film Directed By Neal Howland.

Filmed, Edited, Grading & Sound Design: Neal Howland

Salam Pakistan - From the Arabian Sea to the Northern Highlands Cinematic Poem Short Travel Film Directed By Neal Howland 2020.

Co-Directed by: Mukhtar Zaidi
Assistant Directors: Salman Yousaf and Syed Faizan
DOP and Aerial: Zain Ul Abdeen and Amad Somi
Music by: MaxLL

When we told our friends and family about our decision to travel to Pakistan for work, some of them asked us if we were crazy, while others asked: “Is it safe to go there?”.

Salam Pakistan - From the Arabian Sea to the Northern Highlands Cinematic Poem Short Travel Film Directed By Neal Howland 2020.

Let me show you what we witnessed. A place that, in my experience, eluded completely the distorted Western media depictions. Explore the real faces and real stories of Pakistan.

Traveling in Pakistan is an experience that is truly unique, enlightening, life-changing and, more often than not, beautifully surprising. We’re grateful for the wonderful experience, genuine hospitality, new friends, and beautiful memories.

Voice and excerpts from writings by Alan Watts

Go back to your childhood. What were the fascinating things?
What’s out there? What’s beyond the stars?
How long does it go on?
And mama said, “It goes on always and always and always.”
The child wonders it’s exciting that this is something that
never ends…Then the child asks about time…
How long ago was long ago?.

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“A Pacific Odyssey”: Cinematic Poem Short Film Second World War Tribute Directed By Neal Howland (2019)

“A Pacific Odyssey” is a Cinematic Poem Short Film Second World War Tribute in the Solomon Islands Featuring Winston Churchill Directed By Neal Howland.

Filmed, Edited, Sound Designed and Directed by: Neal Howland

A Pacific Odyssey Cinematic Poem Short Film Directed by Neal Howland (2019)

Music by: Ryan Taubert (“We Wish It Was Never Light”)

A Pacific Odyssey Cinematic Poem Short Film Directed by Neal Howland (2019)

“United we stand. Divided we fall.
Divided the Dark ages return.
United we can save and guide the world.”

Winston Churchill (1941)

A Pacific Odyssey Cinematic Poem Short Film Directed by Neal Howland (2019)

“I had the privilege of visiting some remote battlefield locations in the Solomon Islands with friend and historian Bryan Stefancyk, owner of WAR HISTORIAN, LLC BATTLEFIELD EXPEDITIONS battlefield-expeditions.war-historian.com.

A Pacific Odyssey Cinematic Poem Short Film Directed by Neal Howland (2019)

This little film is simply a highlight of some moments taken during our explorations and recce of some of the most significant battlefields of the Second World War. For me, this was one of the most unique professional opportunities of my life. I’ve been interested in The Second World War for a very long time and I never imagined that I would have a chance to see these places with my own eyes.”

A Pacific Odyssey Cinematic Poem Short Film Directed by Neal Howland (2019)

Archival footage: archive.org

A Pacific Odyssey Cinematic Poem Short Film Directed by Neal Howland (2019)
Sir Winston Churchill speeches: archive.org/details/Winston_Churchill 

A Pacific Odyssey Cinematic Poem Short Film Directed by Neal Howland (2019)

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“India”: A Cinematic Poem Short Film Directed By Neal Howland (2017)

“India” is a Cinematic Poem Travel Short Film Featuring OSHO Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh Directed by Neal Howland.

Filmed, Edited and Directed by:  Neal Howland

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Sound Design by: Neal Howland
Music by: Ryan Taubert (“Speak, We’re Listening”)

“In a land of sensory overload I’ve seen, heard, touched, tasted, and smelled more than I ever thought possible. Honestly, words fail me. So, this is my attempt to answer that question, with footage that I captured while on an epic tour of India last month.”

Locations: New Delhi, Old Delhi, Agra, (Rajasthan: Jodhpur, Jaipur, Udaipur)

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Words and Narration by: OSHO Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh

“How was India?”

The world has enough technology now
If it’s old prejudices and stupidity can be dropped
We can make the whole world a paradise, nothing is lacking

If we can reach to the moon
If we can create so much destructive power
The same power can be transferred into creativity.

You are a guest
Leave this Earth, a little more beautiful
For those unknown guests who will be following you
Nobody belongs here
But for the moment we are here
And we have to make this moment as beautiful as possible.

Wherever you are, it will be here and now
Live as intentionally and totally now
Otherwise, life goes on slipping from your hands like water
Soon you will have empty hands
And meeting death with empty hands, is an utter failure.

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