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The traditional crafts of crochet and knitting have become one of the hottest movements in modern art. Starting in Iceland, this quirky and thought-provoking film takes us on a colorful and global journey as we discover how yarn connects us all. Featured in the documentary are world-renowned wool graffiti artist Olek, interactive textile creator and curator Toshiko Horiuchi MacAdam, production designer Tilde Björfors of Cirkus Cikör, and National Humanities Medal winning writer Barbara Kingsolver.

Visit Yarn Film website to learn more.


 

Shot over five years, Of Men and War gives perhaps the most in-depth look at the recovery efforts of veterans suffering from PTSD. Through unprecedented access to their lives at home and intensely vivid footage of some therapy sessions, director Laurent Becue-Renard unveils the gripping, upsetting reality that is the daily life of most war veterans.

“Simply and profoundly humanistic, Of Men and War is a massive film wrought from tiny gestures.” 

Visit Of Men and War Website


 

In this gourmet, across-the-world road trip, chefs, farmers, butchers, journalists and other experts weigh in on the various factors at play to help us understand the (r)evolution taking place as well as the challenges associated with this change.

Director Franck Ribière gets into all the methods of farming, butchery, and preparation used to prepare and serve the most widely adored meat on the market. Informative, beautiful and utterly tantalizing, this documentary is a must see for any steak enthusiasts.

Visit Stake (R)evolution website


 

AWAKE: The Life of Yogananda is an unconventional biography about the Hindu Swami who brought yoga and meditation to the West in the 1920s. Paramahansa Yogananda authored the spiritual classic “Autobiography of a Yogi,” which has sold millions of copies worldwide and is a go-to book for seekers, philosophers and yoga enthusiasts today. (Apparently, it was the only book that Steve Jobs had on his iPad.) By personalizing his own quest for enlightenment and sharing his struggles along the path, Yogananda made ancient Vedic teachings accessible to a modern audience, attracting many followers and inspiring the millions who practice yoga today.

Vist Awake: The Life of Yogananda website