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1 hr. 20 min.

Plot Summary
Dr. Richard Davidson, a brain specialist, experiments with meditation and yoga as a means of helping soldiers with PTSD and children with ADHD.


Director: Phie Ambo

Genres: Documentary

Distributor: International Film Circuit [us]

Free the Mind (2012)

Release Date: May 3rd, 2013|1 hr. 20 min.

critic reviews (5)
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  • 63
    Loren King Boston Globe

    Though perhaps more suited to PBS or classrooms than to movie screens, the documentary is engrossing and just may encourage more people to look less to pharmacology for answers and more within. show more

  • 63
    Slant Magazine

    Phie Ambo deftly captures her subjects' sense of paranoia and helplessness without encroaching on their brave candor. show more

  • 70
    Gary Goldstein Los Angeles Times

    There's something healing about simply watching Free the Mind, Danish filmmaker Phie Ambo's gentle, compassionate documentary. show more

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