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In this documentary on a Buddhist monk's vision of rural development, Venerable Omalpe Sobitha, a Buddhist monk from the poor rural township of Embilipitiya in southern Sr... 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 in this position, away from the academic and institutional world. This documentary is a portrait of an extraordinary intellectual determined to help the human being, an independent thinker with a great poetic talent, a philosopher who is able to reveal to us essential keys of the human adventure.

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A manifesto for somatic exploration in the 21st century, LIFE TRANSFORMATIONS profiles the lives of 10 people who have used bodymind concepts and praxis to overcome challenges in their life. Their stories reflect the universal human need to get in touch with our own internal functioning in the midst of our highly technological and accelerated modern society. The making of LIFE TRANSFORMATIONS involved the participation of people from diverse backgrounds, from children to adults. The approach t... more

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THRIVE is an unconventional documentary that lifts the veil on what's REALLY going on in our world by following the money upstream — uncovering the global consolidation of power in nearly every aspect of our lives. Weaving together breakthroughs in science, consciousness and activism, THRIVE offers real solutions, empowering us with unprecedented and bold strategies for reclaiming our lives and our future.

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Wiriya was raised a Buddhist, but like many women who wish to advance in their practice, she came up against walls of sexism within the traditional Theravada order. Is Buddhism a religious movement based on equality? Or is it rooted in a male-dominated culture found in most other world religions? The Buddha himself invited women to join his group of disciples and allowed women to be ordained alongside men some 2500 years ago. What happened?

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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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Photographer Scott Indermaur creates one-of-a-kind portraits of 11 individuals who have been given the unique challenge of symbolically capturing their beliefs, essence and spirituality in a small box. His projects, REVEALED and THIS I BELIEVE REVEALED, have included 160 subjects from around the country. What he finds to be most interesting is the profound effect this project has had on so many of his subjects. Given the opportunity to look within, many experience a journey that takes them muc... more

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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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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 wit...more
 
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Is there life after death? To prove it, a spiritual healer takes up the challenge of giving mediumship sessions live in front of our camera to clients and scientists wh...more
 
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In this film, Tod reveals the true fruit of illumination, the purity of consciousness. The end of searching can only mean one thing: the end of lies and suffering. While man i...more
 
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For centuries, Mevlevi lodges were established for dervishes to follow Rumi's spiritual path. The Mevlevi Lodge of Galata is the oldest one in Istanbul, founded in 1491, an...more
 
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Investigate the role of the teacher on the spiritual path: the need for a teacher, the qualities of teacher and student, and how to relate to a teacher for greates...more
 
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"One With the Herd" is a story of healing and connection, of the relationship between horses and humans. Horses have been at our sides for centuries, carrying us to war, t...more
 
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