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Taqwacore: The Birth of Punk Islam

Taqwacore: The Birth of Punk Islam

Director: Omar Majeed
Year: 2009

This documentary chronicles the nascent Muslim punk rock movement in America. The film follows The Taqwacores (a term combining the Muslim concept of God consciousness with hardcore punk), and charts their brave, foolish, and often exhilarating attempts to navigate the gap between their cultures and their countries, their religion and their individuality.

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Mythic Journeys

Mythic Journeys

Director: Whitney Boe, Steven Boe
Year: 2009

Every human being has asked the questions: who am I, what is my purpose, why am I here? The answers are in the sustaining allegories of myths that have been passed from generation to generation. With gorgeous stop-motion animation by the creators of The Dark Crystal and Labyrinth and stimulating interviews with Deepak Chopra and other spiritual leaders, Mythic Journeys reveals the power of myth to transform lives into journeys. With the voices of Tim Curry (Rocky Horror Picture Show), Mark Hamill (Star Wars), and Lance Henriksen (Alien).

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Women and Spirituality: The Goddess Trilogy

Women and Spirituality: The Goddess Trilogy

Director: Donna Read
Year: 1989

Donna Read's definitive trilogy explores the power of the sacred feminine in mythological, historical and cultural contexts. This series investigates the relationship between women and spirituality from ancient times to the present and includes interviews with Starhawk and other pioneering members of the goddess movement.

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Regina

Regina

Director: Diana GroĆ³
Year: 2013

Diana Groó’s documentary tells the story of Regina Jonas (1902-1944) a strong woman, who made history by becoming the first properly ordained woman rabbi in the world.

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Ayurveda: The Art of Being

Ayurveda: The Art of Being

Director: Pan Nalin
Year: 2001

This visually lush documentary travels 10,000 miles throught India, Greece, and the U.S. to accompany practitioners of AYURVEDA - probably the oldest continually practiced holistic healthcare system in the world.

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Daughters of Dolma

Daughters of Dolma

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Year: 2013

DAUGHTERS OF DOLMA takes viewers on a journey revealing a distinctively female experience of Tibetan Buddhism in the Kathmandu Valley. The documentary reveals how gender and modernity are molding contemporary spiritual practices in Nepal.

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Fierce Light: When Spirit Meets Action

Fierce Light: When Spirit Meets Action

Director: Velcrow Ripper
Year: 2008

Capturing the excitement of Spiritual Activism that is catalyzing the planet, FIERCE LIGHT illuminates the connection between spirituality and social change. Luminaries such as Alice Walker, John Lewis and Noah Levine share how their faith is a catalyst for political action.

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Ixcanul

Ixcanul

Director: Jayro Bustamante
Year: 2015

In this dreamlike fusion of documentary and fable, two young, impoverished Mayan lovers escape from their servitude on a remote Guatemalan coffee plantation and attempt to make their way to the United States.

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The Tenth Man

The Tenth Man

Director: Daniel Burman
Year: 2016

After years away Ariel returns to Buenos Aires seeking to reconnect with his father who has founded a charity foundation in Once, the city's Jewish district where Ariel spent his youth.

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The Listeners

The Listeners

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Year: 2016

In Lawrence, Kansas, 11 young volunteers undergo some of the nation’s most rigorous training to become volunteer counselors in a suicide hotline call center.

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