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PSYCHEDELIA is a documentary film about the most powerful mind-altering substances known to mankind. This film explores the ability of psychedelics to induce powerfu... more
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Bodhidharma's Shoe is a personal account of a seven day intensive Zen retreat or "Sesshin" at Bodhi Manda Zen Center. The filmmaker intercuts video of the retreat with drawings of traditional Japanese Zen monastic life by Giei Sato that were published in the book "Unsui: A Diary of Zen Monastic Life" (University of Hawaii Press).

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Young filmmaker, Matthew J. Evans, takes a look at one of the most pressing issues in our modern society: violence among religions. Through discussions with Arun Gandhi, grandson of M.K. Gandhi, and local religious leaders from the Central Coast of California, Matthew learns powerful lessons about nonviolence, acceptance, and cultural understanding. As Gandhi has said, 'We must become the change we wish to see in our world!' This film helps us understand how we can make these changes.

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Israeli veterans who served in Gaza, Lebanon, and the West Bank, and Palestinian fighters who grew up under occupation, trained in Jordan, fought and were imprisoned, courageously face their enemies alone and (they hope) unarmed. With help from the owner of an American billboard company (Bruce Barrett, director/producer), the Combatants For Peace bring children from both sides, to hand-paint a giant "peace mural" in the West Bank of Palestine. Calling them "true heroes," Barrett guides u... more

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One of the most renowned biologists of the nineteenth century, Alfred Russel Wallace shares credit with Charles Darwin for developing the theory of evolution by natural selection. Yet one part of Wallace's remarkable life and career has been completely ignored: His embrace of intelligent design. "Darwin's Heretic" is a 21-minute documentary that explores Wallace's fascinating intellectual journey and how it sheds light on current debates. The documentary features University of Alabama a... more

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Producer Jahnava Hausner and award-winning filmmaker Hilary Tapper take viewers on an extraordinary journey into the lives of historical and modern devotees of bhakti yoga in this groundbreaking film. Women of Bhakti, shot in India and America, is an artistic and entertaining film that gives viewers an enlightening understanding of the bhakti, or devotional, tradition and its relation to modern yoga practice. Yoginis, swamis, and scholars share their valuable knowledge, wisdom and experience o... more

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"Awake in the Dream" gently takes its audience "by the hand and heart" and guides them into the recognition of their inherent divine creative power. "Awake" conveys its message through internationally well-known spiritual leaders, visionaries and scientists and the radically honest and touching story of the filmmaker herself. The beautiful images and the soundtrack alone make the movie worth seeing. It gives astonishing and easy-to-follow answers to the most crucial questions of humanity "Who ar... more

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Santeri (26) decides to become a monk in Thailand and to give up everything he has in Finland. His sister and the director of the documentary "Anja Ahola", wants to understand her brother's great decision to leave behind his possessions, friends and family, and to become an ascetic Buddhist monk for the rest of his life.

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"Grandmother Drum: Awakening the Global Heart" documents how the largest healing drum in the world, gives people the power to reconcile and come together in peace an...more
 
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Agustín Andreu Rodrigo (1928, Paterna, Spain) is a theologian amongst philosophers, and a philosopher amongst theologians. Nevertheless he does not feel uncomfortable i...more
 
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"2012 TIME FOR CHANGE" presents an optimistic alternative to apocalyptic doom and gloom. Directed by Emmy Award nominee João Amorim, the film follows journalist Daniel Pinchbec...more
 
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“Neohumanism will elevate humanism to universalism and develop love for all created beings of this universe” —P.R. Sarkar The founder of Ananda Marga, P.R. Sarka...more
 
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