Winona State University will screen the documentary Samsara at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 7, and Thursday, April 9, in the Harriet Johnson Auditorium.

Samsara refers to the Buddhist idea that humanity is struck in a cyclical existence of ignorance. This non-narrative documentary overviews the triumphs and failures of humanity as it takes viewers through a series of environments including deserts mountains, factories, warzones, temples, prisons, supermarkets, dance halls, villages and cityscapes.

Samsara runs 102 minutes and is rated PG-13 by the Motion Picture Association of America.

This event is free and open to the public.

This screening of Samsara is sponsored by the Winona State University English Department, Mass Communication Department, Department of Theatre and Dance, Sociology Department, Department of Art and Design, Darrell W. Krueger Library, Winona State University Sustainable Futures Theme, and Sounds of Cinema.

For more information, contact Nathan Wardinski at