Awake: The Life of Yogananda



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Co-director Paola di Florio

Co-director Paola di Florio

Awake: The Life of Yogananda, the documentary exploring the life of Indian guru Paramahansa Yogananda, author of the spiritual classic Autobiography of a Yogi, opened in theaters nationwide in the fall of 2014.

Co-director Lisa Leeman

Co-director Lisa Leeman

The film quickly gained great acclaim, winning prestigious awards at major film fests, including the Audience Award for Best Film at the Illuminate Film Festival in Sedona, Arizona, and the Audience Award in the category “Spirit in Cinema” at the Maui Film Festival.

Producer Peter Rader

Producer Peter Rader

Click here to visit the film’s official website.

The official Summer of Peace logo

The official Summer of Peace logo

The three filmmakers were interviewed by Philip Hellmich for the third annual Summer of Peace, a global celebration of and call to action for inner and outer peace. The Summer of Peace ran from June 13 to September 21, 2014. Click on the audio player below to listen to the fifty-two-minute interview.

Dennis Raimondi on the air with "Speaking Freely"

Dennis Raimondi on the air with “Speaking Freely”

Lisa Leeman and Peter Rader were interviewed by Dennis Raimondi of Speaking Freely, which originates from KRUU-FM in Fairfield, Iowa. Click on the audio player below to listen to the twenty-eight-minute interview.

Co-directors Paola di Florio and Lisa Leeman were interviewed for AOL Build.

Click here to view all my posts about Paramahansa Yogananda and Self-Realization Fellowship.

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