Keyword: philosopher

After the Dark

After the Dark (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 107 minutes Release date: 02/06/2014
In an international school in Jakarta, a philosophy class is having its last session. The professor challenges twenty-one graduating seniors to select ten who would take shelter underground and reboot the human race in the event of a nuclear attack.
Awake: The Life of Yogananda

Awake: The Life of Yogananda (2014)

Rated: PG Runtime: 87 minutes Release date: 10/09/2014
This 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...
Dir: Paola DiFlorio
With: N/A
American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs

American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 82 minutes Release date: 03/20/2014
Born into a middle class Chinese immigrant family and educated at Barnard in the 1930s, the young Grace Lee Boggs noticed the inequities in American society and dedicated the next eight decades to working towards the betterment of all people. At 98, writer, activist and philosopher Boggs has been rooted in the African American movement for over 70 years and has devoted her life to an evolving...
Dir: Grace Lee
With: N/A
Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy?

Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy? (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 89 minutes Release date: 11/21/2013
Filmmaker Michel Gondry explores the life of controversial MIT professor, philosopher, linguist, anti-war activist and political firebrand Noam Chomsky. Through conversations with Chomsky and illustrations by Gondry himself, the film reveals the life and work of the father of modern linguistics while also exploring his theories on the emergence of language.
Über-Ich und Du

Über-Ich und Du (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 93 minutes Release date: 05/07/2014
Small-time crook Nick Gutlicht -- who makes a living in the illegal trade of valuable books -- is in debt and has to go underground. Nick finds a job looking after well-known, elderly philosopher Curt Ledig, who suffers from dementia. Curt can now work on the lecture nobody expects him to be able to give at an impending symposium, and Nick gets a first-rate hide-out. Their relationship soon starts...
Rabindranath Tagore: The Poet of Eternity

Rabindranath Tagore: The Poet of Eternity (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 60 minutes Release date: 07/31/2014
The genius of the poet Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941), and his contributions to art, music, literature, philosophy and education are chronicled in this documentary. Tagore was an influence on world leaders including Mahatma Gandhi, Albert Einstein and Bertrand Russell. A prolific writer, poet and author, he composed over 4000 poems, songs, dance dramas, novels, short stories, essays and travel...
Dir: Partha Bhattacharya
With: N/A

De la musique ou La jota de Rosset (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2013