Ram Dass: Fierce Grace (2002)

Ram Dass: Fierce Grace
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating None
Runtime 1hr 33mins.
Genres Documentary
Keywords N/A
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Teese Gohl Music n/a 120781 8000001
Grace Slick Song Performer n/a 120788 8000002
Jacob Craycroft Editor n/a 172 7000003
Mickey Lemle Editor n/a 172 7000002
Aaron Vega Editor n/a 172 7000001
George Harrison Song Performer ("Be Here Now") 120788 8000003
Hampton String Quartet Song Performer ("White Rabbit") 120788 8000004
Michael Joseph Becker Sound n/a 120816 14000004
P D Valson Sound n/a 120816 14000003
John Zecca Sound n/a 120816 14000002
Peter Bettendorf Sound n/a 120816 14000001
Buddy Squires Cinematographer cinematography 402 6000001
Linda K Moroney Associate Producer n/a 171 3000004
Bhagavan Das Actor Himself 1 1000005
Rosemary Woodruff Leary Actor Herself 1 1000004
William Alpert Actor Himself 1 1000003
Wavy Gravy Actor Himself 1 1000002
Mark Matousek Actor Himself 1 1000006
Abby Reyes Actor Himself 1 1000007
Buddy Squires Co-Producer n/a 170 3000003
Jessica Brackman Co-Producer n/a 170 3000002
Mickey Lemle Producer n/a 3 3000001
Mickey Lemle Director n/a 2 2000001
Timothy Leary Actor Himself 1 1000001
Synopsis
In the 1960s, Richard Alpert and Timothy Leary were to spiritual awareness what the Beatles and the Stones were to rock 'n' roll. As Harvard faculty members, they began experimenting with LSD and in 1963 were, famously, expelled by the university. While Leary continued to tune in, turn on and drop out, Alpert--whose father was a wealthy Jewish attorney and President of the New York-New Haven Railroad--morphed into Ram Dass, a serious and much loved spiritual leader, author and lecturer. His 1971 best-seller 'Be Here Now' has been followed up recently by 'Still Here: Embracing Aging, Changing and Dying'. The chronicle balances footage from the hippie era, with contemporary material on Ram Dass, as he remakes his life since suffering a stroke five years ago.
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