Philosophy

The Atheism Tapes with Jonathan Miller

The Atheism Tapes with Jonathan Miller

Director: Richard Denton
Year: 2005

In this ground-breaking BBC series, Jonathan Miller interviews New York Times best-seller Richard Dawkins, Daniel Dennett, Colin McGinn, playwright Arthur Miller, Denys Turner, and Nobel Prize Scientist Steven Weinberg. The subject: atheism and why...

The Atheism Tapes with Jonathan Miller

Being in the World

Being in the World

Director: Tao Ruspoli
Year: 2010

Being in the World takes us on a journey around the world to meet philosophers influenced by the thought of Martin Heidegger, as well as experts in the fields of sports, music, craft, and cooking, in a celebration of human beings, and our ability to...

Being in the World

Big Joy: The Adventures of James Broughton

Big Joy: The Adventures of James Broughton

Director: Stephen Silha, Eric Slade
Year: 2013

A chronicle of the iconoclastic life of gay poet, filmmaker, and spiritual visionary James Broughton, one of the defining voices of the sexual revolution, whose groundbreaking artistic celebrations of sexuality and the body influenced generations...

Big Joy: The Adventures of James Broughton

Breath of the Gods

Breath of the Gods

Director: Jan Schmidt-Garre
Year: 2012

Modern yoga, that is, the form practiced daily by tens of millions of people around the world, goes back directly to the god Shiva according to Indian tradition. At the same time, however, modern yoga originated in the early 20th century - a creatio...

Breath of the Gods

Carl Sagan's Cosmos

Carl Sagan's Cosmos

Director: David F. Oyster
Year: 1980

Get ready for a fascinating and comprehensive experience of Carl Sagan's signature masterpiece. This monumental cosmic journey is a blend of science, education and entertainment, exploring everything from life-building cells to the Big Bang. Boxed...

Carl Sagan's Cosmos

Computer Chess

Computer Chess

Director: Andrew Bujalski
Year: 2013

Set over the course of a weekend tournament for chess software programmers thirty-some years ago, COMPUTER CHESS transports viewers to a nostalgic moment when the contest between technology and the human spirit seemed a little more up for grabs.

Computer Chess

Crazy Wisdom:  The Life and Times of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche

Crazy Wisdom: The Life and Times of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche

Director: Johanna Demetrakas
Year: 2011

Crazy Wisdom explores the arrival of Tibetan Buddhism in America through the story of Chogyam Trungpa, who landed in the U.S. in 1970. Trungpa became renowned for translating ancient Buddhist concepts into language and ideas that Westerners could...

Crazy Wisdom: The Life and Times of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche

Darwin: The Life and Legacy

Darwin: The Life and Legacy

Director: BBC
Year: 2009

Part one this BBC portrait of Charles Darwin focuses on his early life and influences tracing his maturation as a naturalist from his birth in Shrewsbury, England to the publication of his key work the Origin of Species. Part two of this BBC portrai...

Darwin: The Life and Legacy

Derrida

Derrida

Director: Amy Ziering Kofman, Kirby Dick
Year: 2002

One of the most influential and iconoclastic figures of the 20th century, French philosopher and father of “deconstruction” Jacques Derrida has single-handedly altered the way we look at history, language, art and film. In the spirit of...

Derrida

Dying to Know: Ram Dass & Timothy Leary

Dying to Know: Ram Dass & Timothy Leary

Director: Gay Dillingham
Year: 2015

Two conventional Harvard professors began probing the edges of consciousness in the '60s. Timothy Leary ended up in jail, while Richard Alpert became Ram Dass, a spiritual teacher.

Dying to Know: Ram Dass & Timothy Leary

Examined Life

Examined Life

Director: Astra Taylor
Year: 2008

In Examined Life, filmmaker Astra Taylor accompanies some of today’s most influential thinkers on a series of unique excursions through places and spaces that hold particular resonance for them and their ideas.

Examined Life

Galileo

Galileo

Director: Joseph Losey
Year: 1974

Based on the play by Bertolt Brecht (originally translated by Charles Laughton), GALILEO explores not merely the infamous historical figure, but the philosophical concepts for which he was both celebrated and condemned.

Galileo

Ghost Bird - Educational Edition

Ghost Bird - Educational Edition

Director: Scott Crocker
Year: 2010

GHOST BIRD is a feature length documentary about an extinct giant woodpecker, a small town In Arkansas hoping to reverse it misfortunes, and the tireless odyssey of the bird-watchers and scientists searching for the Holy Grail of birds, the elusive...

Ghost Bird - Educational Edition

Goodbye Gauley Mountain

Goodbye Gauley Mountain

Director: Annie Sprinkle, Beth Stephens
Year: 2014

Beth Stephens and Annie Sprinkle activate the metaphor "Earth as lover" and join the fight against mountain top removal (MTR) in Appalachia

Goodbye Gauley Mountain

Hannah Arendt

Hannah Arendt

Director: Margarethe von Trotta
Year: 2012

Hannah Arendt

Human

Human

Director: Yann Arthus-Bertrand
Year: 2016

Using testimonies and aerial images, filmmaker Yann Arthus-Bertrand confronts the realities and diversity of human conditions.

Human

Mantra: Sounds Into Silence

Mantra: Sounds Into Silence

Director: Georgia Wyss
Year: 2018

An uplifting documentary exploring the growing music and social phenomenon of chanting Mantras.

Mantra: Sounds Into Silence

Matter Of Heart

Matter Of Heart

Director: Mark Whitney
Year: 1985

The original, compelling and inspiring portrait of Carl Gustav Jung, whose extraordinary genius and humanity projected his voice far beyond the realm of psychiatry, redefining the essential nature of who we are and what we hope to become. Stirring...

Matter Of Heart

Moving from Emptiness: The Life and Art of a Zen Dude

Moving from Emptiness: The Life and Art of a Zen Dude

Year: 2014

With brush, ink, and rice paper, Zen painter Alok Hsu Kwang-han uses the play of light and dark to explore energy, creativity, and the art of life. On the verge of his 75th birthday, with a new love in his life, Alok employs his teachings to confron...

Moving from Emptiness: The Life and Art of a Zen Dude

Mystical Brain

Mystical Brain

Director: Isabelle Reynauld
Year: 2007

Is it possible to shed light on the states of grace experienced by mystics and meditators? Mystical Brain shows us the most recent discoveries of scientific research on this phenomenon in North America and abroad.

Mystical Brain

On Meditation

On Meditation

Director: Rebecca Dreyfus
Year: 2015

ON MEDITATION explores the deeply personal practice of meditation through an exploration of extraordinary people and their practices including David Lynch, Giancarlo Esposito, Russell Simmons, Congressman Tim Ryan, Peter Matthiessen, Mark Epstein an...

On Meditation

Paul Goodman Changed My Life

Paul Goodman Changed My Life

Director: Jonathan Lee
Year: 2011

Paul Goodman Changed My Life

The Revisionaries

The Revisionaries

Director: Scott Thurman
Year: 2012

The theory of evolution and a re-write of US history are caught in the crosshairs when an unabashed creationist seeks re-election as chairman of America's most influential board of education. THE REVISIONARIES follows the rise and fall of some of th...

The Revisionaries

Seeds Of Time

Seeds Of Time

Director: Sandy McLeod
Year: 2014

A perfect storm is brewing as agriculture pioneer Cary Fowler races against time to protect the future of our food. Gene banks of the world are crumbling, crop failures are producing starvation inspired rioting, and the accelerating effects of...

Seeds Of Time

A Sinner in Mecca

A Sinner in Mecca

Director: Parvez Sharma
Year: 2015

Parvez Sharma risks death to illegally film his Hajj pilgrimage - an act made more daring by the fact that he's gay. 

A Sinner in Mecca

The Son of Joseph

The Son of Joseph

Director: Eugène Green
Year: 2016

Eugène Green drops biblical motifs – Abraham and Isaac, Mary and Joseph – into this genuinely contemporary setting as if it were the most natural thing in the world, augmenting them with nods to crime films, Italian Baroque music,...

The Son of Joseph

Vita Activa - The Spirit of Hannah Arendt

What Darwin Didn't Know

What Darwin Didn't Know

Director: BBC
Year: 2009

Honoring the 150th anniversary of the publication of Darwin's revolutionary, Origin of Species, this BBC special confirms how the advance of science has exonerated Darwin's theory of evolution.

What Darwin Didn't Know

What Time Is It?

What Time Is It?

Director: BBC
Year: 2009

CERN physicist Professor Brian Cox (and author of E=mc2) unlocks the secrets of time in this entertaining and informative program.

What Time Is It?

Zizek!

Zizek!

Director: Astra Taylor
Year: 2005

Zizek!

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