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.

Henry Rollins: Uncut From Israel (2007)

Starring: Henry Rollins

Henry Rollins return to the Holy Land after a ten year absence. Along with footage of Rollins' spoken word material recorded during a two night stand... Read more

How Kevin Bacon Cured Cancer (2008)

Director: Annamaria Talas
Starring: Kevin Bacon

'How Kevin Bacon Cured Cancer' brings us a new view of the world, as we unfold the science behind the popular trivia game 'Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon'... Read more

How to Cook Your Life (2007)

Director: Doris Dorrie
Starring: Edward Espe Brown

Self-deprecating Zen Buddhist priest, chef, and Tessajara Bread Book author Edward Espe Brown takes over Buddhist centre kitchens around the world to... Read more

Huloo (2008)

Director: Robin Greenberg
Starring: Loo-Chi Hu

Robin Greenberg's documentary introduces us to the remarkable life of New Zealand's very own T'ai Chi master, Loo-Chi Hu, affectionately known to all... Read more

I Am (2010)

Director: Tom Shadyac

Documentary in which Hollywood director Tom Shadyac ("The Nutty Professor", "Liar Liar", "Bruce Almighty") asks some of the world's greatest thinkers... Read more

Illuminating Angels and Demons (2005)

Starring: Simon Cox

Based on Dan Brown's book, ('Angels and Demons'), this documentary investigates the mysterious worlwide organisation dating back centuries known as th... Read more

Inside Islam (2002)


The world's second largest religion, it remains a source of mystery and controversy to much of the Western world. This program from the History Channe... Read more

Into Great Silence (2005)

Director: Philip Groning

In 1984 filmmaker Philip Groning wrote to the Order of Carthusian Monks asking for permission to make a documentary about them. Sixteen years later t... Read more

Jerusalem: The Making of a Holy City (2012)

Starring: Simon Sebag Montefiore

Historian and author, Simon Sebag Montefiore presents a fascinating series on Jerusalem: the place where God meets man, the shrine of three faiths - J... Read more

Joseph Campbell and The Power of Myth (1988)

Starring: Joseph Campbell, Bill Moyers

Renowned teacher and storyteller Joseph Campbell joins Bill Moyers in this acclaimed series exploring the meaning myths have in our daily lives. Each... Read more