Crazy…or wise? The traditional wisdom of indigenous cultures often contradicts modern views about a mental health crisis. Is it a ‘calling’ to grow or just a ‘broken brain’? The documentary CRAZYWISE explores what can be learned from people around the world who have turned their psychological crisis into a positive transformative experience.
This normal man went on a mission to explore the power that gurus have on people – so he impersonates a guru and travels the world “healing” people. This eye-opening documentary is a humbling reminder to not place anyone on a pedestal.
I AM (2010)
There are only two questions that need to be asked: what’s wrong with our world and what can we do to make it better? I AM explores the root of these questions and the solutions for a better life.
RAM DASS: FIERCE GRACE (2001)
Author of Be Here Now, Ram Dass is a modern mystic on an ancient mission to awaken humanity to our true potential and innate power as spiritual beings. This biography/documentary is a closer look on spirituality, gurus, and hippiedom.
Director Roko Belic circles the world interviewing people (including the Dalai Lama) in search of the definition of happiness and what the cause of our happiness is.
Awake: The Life of Yogananda (2014) This documentary chronicles the life of the infamous Indian yogi and yoga guru who brought the ancient practice to millions of westerners. Paramahansa Yogananda is also the author of the spiritually-stimulating book Autobiography of a Yogi.