Spiritual & Philosophical

This genre is applied to titles that explore and explain the human pursuit for universal understanding by showing examples of world religions (Christianity, Islam, Judaism, etc.), schools of philosophy, sacred texts, ceremonies, prominent figures, or the mythological origins of the gods, as well as less traditional belief systems or methods. - All Movie Guide Pictured: Spiritual leader to millions, and in exile from his homeland in Tibet, the 14th Dalai Lama.

Decoding the Past: Secrets of the Koran (2006)


For almost one billion people worldwide, the Koran is the Holy Scripture, the word of God and his prophet. For others, it is an historical artifact th... Read more

Deepak Chopra: The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success (2006)

Director: Ron Frank
Starring: Deepak Chopra, Olivia Newton-John, Bill Duke

Leading spiritual author and speaker Deepak Chopra leads the viewer on a quest for overall personal success. Based on his best-selling book of the sam... Read more

Derrida (2002)

Director: Kirby Dick, Amy Ziering Kofman
Starring: Jacques Derrida

One of the most influential and iconoclastic figures of the 20th century, French philosopher and father of "deconstruction" Jacques Derrida has single... Read more

Easter in Art (2003)

Director: Andrew Hutton
Starring: Tim Marlow

Enthusiastic art historian Tim Marlow travels the art world, exploring the depiciton of the Christian Easter story from the earliest surviving 6th cen... Read more

Eastern Philosophy (2004)

An informative and entertaining program discussing the topics of spiritual enlightenment and religious thought, and posing questions such as - does Go... Read more

Edward Said: The Last Interview (2005)

Director: Mike Dibb

This compelling portrait features the casual conversation between Edward Said and American-based journalist Charles Glass to provide fascinating insig... Read more

Empires: Islam - Empire of Faith (2003)

Starring: Narrated by, Ben Kingsley

Islam is the subject for this entry in the 'Empires' series, telling the sweeping story of a faith that dominated for a millennium, encompassing half... Read more

Empires: Kingdom of David - Saga of the Israelites (2003)

Starring: Narrated by, Keith David

Part of PBS's epic 'Empires' series this features all four episodes on the history of the Jewish people and the most profoundly influential monotheist... Read more

Empires: Peter and Paul and the Christian Revolution (2003)

Starring: Narrated by, Salome Jens

This instalment in the PBS 'Empires' series relates the story of the early obstacles faced by the fledgling Christian Church. But despite the power o... Read more

Enlightened Entertainment (2006)

Director: Betsy Chasse, Stephen Simon

A collection of three films exploring questions of faith, and offering alternatives to how we view the world and our place in it. This six-disc set i... Read more