We welcome you to a special screening and the Philadelphia Premiere of The Doctor From India. Directed by Jeremy Frindel, director of One Track Heart: The Story of Krishna Das, and distributed by Zeitgeist Films, The Doctor from India is the story of world renowned Ayurvedic doctor Vasant Lad, founder of The Ayurvedic Institute.
Please join us on April 4th at the Ritz at the Bourse, 4th and Chestnut at 7PM. Q & A with the director to follow. The screening is organized by Larry Mangel, Ayurvedic Practitioner, and Shanti Yoga and Ayurveda.
Years in the making, The Doctor from India is a meditative and immersive documentary about the life and work of Dr. Vasant Lad. He is the holistic health pioneer who first brought the ancient medical practice of Ayurveda from India to the West in the late 1970s. Dr. Lad has dedicated his life to sharing Ayurveda, which many consider to be the oldest continuous healthcare system on Earth. A beautiful and inspiring story of a man who for decades has been quietly at the center of a revolutionary movement to change the way we care for our body and mind. The film is scored by Rachel Grimes, and features Deepak Chopra, Robert Svoboda,David Frawley, and Claudia Welch.
Q & A with the Director Jeremy Frindel to follow.
In 2013 Jeremy Frindel released his first feature film, One Track Heart: The Story of Krishna Das. Distributed by Zeitgeist Films, the film screened theatrically across the US, in festivals all over the world, and won the Best Documentary prize at the Maui Film Festival 2012.