Free the Mind Poster

Release Date: May 3rd, 2013

Not Yet Rated|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

Production Co: Vrijzinnig Protestantse Radio Omroep (VPRO), Yleisradio, Sveriges Television, Danmarks Radio, Making Movies Oy

Distributors: International Film Circuit [us]

Ratings & Reviews

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  • 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

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

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

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