Our Top 10 Motivational and Spiritual Film Recommendations:
The Peaceful Warrior
At the beginning of this magic story of self-discovery, Dan is a gifted, yet arrogant college gymnast who aims for the Olympics. He has plenty of talent and bodily strength, yet lacks focus and discipline. Only when he meets the mysterious stranger Socrates and suffers a hugely challenging injury, he begins to learn that it is only though mental strength and commitment that one can achieve true greatness.
This is a beautiful, dreamy road movie for those who love to dwell deeper into Native American heritage and spirituality. It features the conflict between the old Lakota keeper of stories Pete Chasing Horse and his cynical and disillusioned grandson who reluctantly agrees to take the elder to the All Nations powwow in New Mexico. During the trip, he hears all the ancient stories, and experiences as major personal transformation himself.
An easy-going, fun movie about a the son of an illegal Mexican immigrant rising to football fame, with the unmistakable, motivating message not to let limiting parental beliefs crash your dreams. You don't need to be a football-fan to enjoy it, either.
What Dreams May Come
This film is a visually beautiful representation of the afterlife, telling the story of a young family, whose members all die prematurely, to meet again in different realms, in different forms, which are in many ways more real
A Beautiful Mind
What is schizophrenia really? Can an illness lead to the conception of a Nobel-price winning economic theory? Where is the fine line between harnessing altered states of consciousness and the guidance of spirit helpers on one side and delusive hallucinations on the other side? Do we need medication or do we need to understand more deeply the ultimate nature of reality?
Inspired by the life story of boxing champion James J Braddock, the film tells the story of a come-back after injury, poverty and social hardships of the Great Depression, defeating vicious opponents to become heavy-weight champion of the world.
When Coach Ken Carter takes over his own high-school basketball team, they begin to earn unbeaten records. Yet, he benches the team when they fail to honor their agreement of delivering academic results, as well. Fighting with the educational board, who only wants to see the school in glory, finally the students themselves take a stand and show the world that there is something more important in life than merely winning matches.
While architect Max Klein survives a plane crash, he enters an altered state of consciousness: he makes peace with death, helps and comforts his fellow passengers, and finally loses all his fears, allergies and emotional ties. He begins to behave oddly, yet seems to focus on relationships which truly matter. Slowly, he finds a balance between his vision of a greater reality and regaining the emotional ties to his present physical life, helping others along the way.
Mr Halland's Opus
Mr Halland starts his life with high ambitions: as a talented musician he is dreaming of composing his own great opus. But life seem to get in his way over and over again: he needs to take a job as a teacher to support his family. When his son is born, they soon find out, he is deaf and will never learn to appreciate his father's music! However, as he gets older, he understands that the great work of his life is something else...