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Ram Dass, Going Home

Ram Dass helps people to Be Here Now Ram Dass is a pivotal influence on a culture that has reverberated with the words “Be Here Now” ever since the seminal book was published in 1971. His spirit has been a guiding light for three generations. Ram Dass' words have carried millions on their spiritual journeys. [...]

By |2018-04-24T23:29:09+00:00April 24th, 2018|Film|0 Comments

Mantra—Sounds into Silence

This is the movie that the kirtan and sacred communities have been waiting to see. The title of this feature-length documentary is both evocative and accurate. It describes the relationship between sacred sound and song and what it actually cultivates in our lives—the all-encompassing state of silence and eternal bliss. Filmmaker Georgia Wyss traveled the [...]

By |2018-04-23T15:04:58+00:00April 23rd, 2018|Film|0 Comments

The Film Lives Well Lived Celebrates the Wisdom of Age

Lives Well Lived Filmmaker Sky Bergman and her inspirational Grandmother What is a life well lived? It is worth paying attention when the answers to this question are given by spirited, content, senior citizens. In the documentary film Lives Well Lived, Celebrating the Secrets, Wit & Wisdom of Age, first-time director Sky Bergman [...]

By |2018-04-16T07:04:47+00:00April 16th, 2018|Film|0 Comments

Ramen Heads Film

Ramen Heads Directed by Koki Shigeno Ramen shops are all over LA, with both local and Japanese chefs offering a classic or artisanal noodle experience. So, just maybe the fine residents of our city will be interested in the new film Ramen Heads. This feature-length documentary explores the cultural phenomenon of ramen in Japan. Chef Osamu Tomita [...]

By |2018-03-26T14:22:26+00:00March 26th, 2018|Film|0 Comments

Food Waste Truths Unveiled in Wasted! The Story of Food Waste

  When Chef Anthony Bourdain announces a new film project, we would expect a sumptuous international food tour. In Wasted! he delivers just that, although not the tour we may expect but one with world-changing implications. Bourdain serves as producer and talking head in the new, feature-length documentary Wasted! The Story of Food Waste.   [...]

By |2017-10-03T15:24:07+00:00October 4th, 2017|Film|0 Comments

Heal: A Documentary Directed by Kelly Noonan Gores

If you’re looking for a documentary that exposes the health problems of our nation and the corruption of big pharma, Heal is not the film for you. The genius of the documentary Heal is that is explores conscious healing and ways in which you personally can use your own mind to heal your body. About the [...]

By |2017-10-22T18:13:53+00:00October 3rd, 2017|Film|0 Comments

Year by the Sea Film Review

S Epatha Merkerson (Liz) and Karen Allen (Joan) race through the streets of Wellfleet in Year by the Sea, a life-inspiring dramedy based on the NYT bestseller. After more than 20 yeas of being a devoted wife and mother of four children, I witnessed my energetic brood going to college. When this happened, [...]

By |2017-09-18T05:37:57+00:00September 18th, 2017|Film|0 Comments

Icarus Film Review

Dr. Grigory Rodchenkov and filmmaker Bryan Fogel   “I believe that Icarus was not failing as he fell, but just coming to the end of his triumph.” -Poet Jack Gilbert The documentary film Icarus explores our collective admiration the exploits of athletes at the top of their game, as well as our collective [...]

By |2017-08-23T22:24:37+00:00August 22nd, 2017|Film|0 Comments

Vegas Baby Film Review

If the purpose of a documentary is to widen exposure of a particular issue to a broader audience, then Vegas Baby hits the mark. The double entendre in the title cleverly describes the subject matter: an online competition that was held to win a free course of In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) from a Las Vegas infertility center. [...]

By |2017-07-05T15:48:01+00:00July 4th, 2017|Film|0 Comments

Beatriz at Dinner Film Review

Beatriz at Dinner is a modern-day allegorical tale that asks some of the following questions: Is it possible to reconcile billionaire-class arrogance with earnest goodness and spirituality? Can a non-privileged, caring individual teach a lesson to a member of the one percent? With a dark undercurrent, Beatriz at Dinner is a film that is both [...]

By |2017-06-05T15:43:35+00:00June 5th, 2017|Film|0 Comments