ILLUMINATE Film Festival shines light on conscious filmmaking

Focus on Film: Trends in conscious filmmaking with Danette Wolpert, Executive Director of ILLUMINATE Film Festival

What trends do you see in film today?

Aside from lots of superheroes, Alicia Vikander being Hollywood’s new […]

By |January 26th, 2016|Film|0 Comments

Bleeding Heart film review

Jessica Biel stars in Diane Bell’s latest film Bleeding Heart.
Written and directed by Diane Bell.

It’s refreshing to have the practice of yoga featured prominently in the storyline of a film. […]

By |December 3rd, 2015|Film|0 Comments

India’s Daughter Film Review

Reflections on a Film with a Powerful Story to Tell
By Elissa Harris

Actor Sean Penn introduced the film India’s Daughter at the screening I attended. He likened watching the provocative […]

By |November 6th, 2015|Film|0 Comments

Heart of a Dog Film Review

Realized by Laurie Anderson

As America’s best-known experimental performance artist, Laurie Anderson has made her mark in many forms of media: multimedia stage performances, seven books, multiple studio albums and soundtracks, […]

By |October 26th, 2015|Film|0 Comments

Film Review: A Brave Heart: The Lizzie Velasquez Story


The insidious crime of cyberbullying is becoming ever more pervasive in our current digital age; studies show that more than half of adolescents today actually engage in bullying or have […]

By |September 22nd, 2015|Film|0 Comments

Swami Kriyananda spiritual biography The Answer

‘The Answer’: Seeking Truth at the Awareness Film Festival

It’s been an inspiring and awakening week for many at the Awareness Film Festival in Los Angeles. The festival opened September 10 […]

By |September 19th, 2015|Film|0 Comments

Director Sam Slovick talks about his film Radicalize

LA YOGA Magazine talks with Sam Slovick, Director of the film Radicalize, opening in Los Angeles on September 18.
Interview by Felicia Tomasko

LA YOGA: Where did the initial call come from […]

By |September 17th, 2015|Film|0 Comments

The Prophet – Film Review

Roger Allers celebrates the human spirit in his animated feature film, Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet.
Some of my all-time favorite films are animated features.  A new film has been added to my […]

By |August 5th, 2015|Film|0 Comments

Film Review: Paulo Coelho’s Best Story

What happens to a brilliant child who is entirely misunderstood by his parents? What changes inside of us when our dreams are disregarded and our potential underestimated?
These are some of […]

By |August 5th, 2015|Film|0 Comments

‘The End of the Tour’ Film Review

David Lipsky, as a Rolling Stone reporter, accompanied author David Foster Wallace on the last leg of the book tour for Wallace’s unexpected 1996 bestseller Infinite Jest. In this insightful […]

By |August 5th, 2015|Film|0 Comments