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My Father My Lord

My Father My Lord

Director: David Volach
Year: 2007

"An astonishing debut feature."(Variety). The son of a respected elder in a cloistered hasidic enclave unwittingly runs afoul of his father's strict religious doctrine when childhood life prompts questions outside the confines of tradition. A family holiday at the seashore brings the ideological rift to a dramatically tragic climax.

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Art of Faith

Art of Faith

Director: John McCarthy
Year: 2008

Travel to the four corners of the world in this visually sumptuous series that captures the best examples of the art and architecture of Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Each film brings to life the most significant religious buildings of the three Abrahamic faiths, and enables viewers to enter the lives of the people who worship and celebrate their faith.

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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 nontheism is one of today’s most controversial issues.

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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 understand and shattered preconceived notions about how an enlightened teacher should behave.Initially rejected, his teachings are now recognized by western philosophers and spiritual leaders as authentic and profound.

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When the Iron Bird Flies

When the Iron Bird Flies

Director: Victress Hitchcock
Year: 2012

WHEN THE IRON BIRD FLIES takes us on an up-close and personal journey following the astounding path of one of the world's great spiritual traditions from the caves of Tibet to the mainstream of Western culture.

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With One Voice

With One Voice

Director: Eric Temple
Year: 2009

With One Voice illuminates the unity of humanity through the single message and mystical tradition that binds all faiths together. The film features mystics from many great traditions around the world who discuss spiritual awakening, world peace and love.

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Edge of Dreaming

Edge of Dreaming

Director: Amy Hardie
Year: 2010

Amy Hardie is a rational woman and professional filmmaker until she has a dream that her horse will die, and wakes to discover him dead in her field. She tries to pass it off as mere coincidence until another nightmare where her deceased ex-husband predicts that she will die before her next birthday. Amy chronicles her quest to understand the meaning of her destabilizing dreams.

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Love Free or Die

Love Free or Die

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Year: 2011

Love Free or Die is about a man whose two defining passions the world cannot reconcile: his love of God and for his partner Mark. It is about church and state, love and marriage, faith and identity. man's struggle to dispel the notion that god's love has limits.

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Sebastiane

Sebastiane

Director: Derek Jarman, Paul Humfress
Year: 1976

Derek Jarman's feature film debut is a historical drama which lays bare the latent homoeroticism that has always lurked beneath the glossy surface of Hollywood biblical epics, audaciously spoken in Latin and supported by one of Brian Eno's best music scores.

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Omar

Omar

Director: Hany Abu-Assad
Year: 2013

Omar is accustomed to dodging surveillance bullets to cross the separation wall to visit his secret love Nadia. But occupied Palestine knows neither simple love nor clear-cut war. On the other side of the wall, the sensitive young baker Omar becomes a freedom fighter who must face painful choices about life and manhood. When Omar is captured after a deadly act of resistance, he falls into a cat-and-mouse game with the military police. Suspicion and betrayal jeopardize his longtime trust with accomplices and childhood friends Amjad and Tarek, Nadia's militant brother. Omar's feelings quickly become as torn apart as the Palestinian landscape. But it's soon evident that everything he does is for his love of Nadia.

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