“Zen: The Best of Alan Watts” is a fascinating documentary that compiles the best pieces of seven films that Alan Watts made beginning in the late 1960’s until his demise in 1973. This film is a biography that aims to display the brilliance of Allan Watts and to show his true personality.
Holding a master’s degree in Theology and a doctorate of divinity, he is one of the most prominent proponents of Zen Buddhism, Chinese and Indian philosophy. He was the author of over 20 of the most exceptional books in the field of psychology, religion, and philosophy.
Watts held numerous lectures that are usually video-taped so that others who were unable to attend could have the opportunity to learn from him. His teachings were filled with humorous remarks that sometimes bordered on brazenness yet he is looked up to by many for his remarkable intellect.