Health and Healing

Asylum

Asylum

Director: Peter Robinson
Year: 1972

A truly unique documentary that examines the controversial ideas of psychiatrist and philosopher R. D. Laing. ASYLUM is both an exploration of Laing's alternative theories on schizophrenia and an invaluable record of the day-to-day lives of some forgotten members of society.

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Falling

Falling

Director: Barbara Albert
Year: 2006

A Film by Barbara Albert - Five independent women are reunited for the funeral of a beloved teacher. From the director of FREE RADICALS!

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Himalaya

Himalaya

Director: Eric Valli
Year: 2000

Academy Award nominated movie filmed over seven months in the forbidden Dolpo region of Nepal, HIMALAYA tells the story of a generational struggle for the leadership of a tiny mountain village between its proud old chief and a headstrong young caravanner.

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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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Golden Kingdom

Golden Kingdom

Director: Brian Perkins
Year: 2016

Golden Kingdom is a narrative feature film about four orphan boys, novice monks living in a Buddhist monastery in a remote part of Northeast Burma. 

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Kumare

Kumare

Director: Vikram Gandhi
Year: 2011

A provocative social experiment-turned-documentary, KUMARE follows American filmmaker Vikram Gandhi as he transforms himself into a wise Indian guru, hoping to prove the absurdity of blind faith.

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American Mystic

American Mystic

Director: Alex Mar
Year: 2010

Alex Mar's lyrical first work is a bold and artful documentary that braids together the stories of three young Americans who have chosen to sacrifice comforts in order to embrace the fringes of alternative religion.

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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 score by John Adams.

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NoBody's Perfect

NoBody's Perfect

Director: Niko von Glasow
Year: 2008

Tracing one man's attempt to organize a nude photo shoot of 12 prenatal victims of the toxic drug Thalidomide (including himself), NOBODY'S PERFECT is alternately hilarious, insightful and sad, and entirely allergic to sentimentality or easy platitudes.

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Free Radicals (Barbara Albert)

Free Radicals (Barbara Albert)

Director: Barbara Albert
Year: 2003

A group of friends in a suburban Austrian town reexamine their lives after the unexpected death of a young woman who appeared to be leading a charmed life.

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