For those of you who follow my posts, you know how much I love movies – especially from Bollywood. This week I felt inspired to share about Padman- a comedy/drama just released this past month. It is based on the real life and achievements of a social entrepreneur from South India and how he invented…Details
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Taare Zameen Par (original title) PG | 2h 45min | Bollywood family drama/musical (available in DVD on Amazon) When I worked as a pediatrician, I prescribed antibiotics and other medications to heal. When I transitioned my practice to homeopathy and Ayurveda, I would prescribe homeopathic medications and at times herbal preparations. These days, as…Details
Over the holidays, I watched a movie, About Time, a 2013 British charming romantic comedy-drama about a young man with the special ability of time travel. When Tim Lake (portrayed by Domhnall Gleeson) turns 21, his father (Bill Nighy) tells him that all of the men in the family have a special gift- the ability…Details
Race to Nowhere PG-13 2009 ‧ Documentary ‧ 1h 25m Directed by Vicki Abeles and Jessica Congdon Available on YouTube, Google Play, Amazon and iTunes As a parent, pediatrician, and coach, I am so happy to share this movie! The film documents how the prevailing culture that places more and more value on external achivement…Details
May movie of the month: Finding Joe I recall the first time I heard about Joseph Campbell was in 1988. My mom introduced him to me via a PBS documentary of Bill Moyers interviewing Campbell in a 6-part series called the Power of Myth. I was a premed student struggling to stay afloat with the…Details
What is the language of Love? Does it even need a language? Where does Love live? Does it need a geographic address? Is it limited by national borders or religious beliefs and practices? These are some of the questions I found myself asking as I watched Bajrangi Bhaijaan with my son over the past weekend.…Details