10 Inspiring Movies From the Omega Community

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Looking for a feel-good or inspiring movie to watch while spending more time at home because of the pandemic? Our Omega Online Community has some great suggestions. Here are their top 10 picks.

1. Heal (2017)
This documentary about the power of the mind to heal the body features many teachers who have taught at Omega, including Deepak Chopra, Marianne Williamson, Michael Beckwith, Gregg Braden, Anita Moorjani, Rob Wergin, and more.

2. I’ll Push You (2017)
Follow two lifelong friends in this documentary that follows their 500-mile hike across mountains, deserts, hills, and valleys on the Camino de Santiago, while one pushes the other in a wheelchair.

3. The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)
Starring Will Smith and Jaden Smith, this movie based on a true story portrays a struggling father as he works toward creating a better life for him and his son.

4. The Shift (2009)
This inspiring film follows Wayne Dyer as he explores the spiritual journey from ego and ambition to service and meaning.

5. The Way Home (2010)
Based on a true story, this family-friendly film explores what happens when a two-year-old boy disappears in a small, rural community and how many lives change in the search to find him. 

6. Time of the Sixth Sun (2019)
Filmed over the course of 11 years in 16 countries, this documentary film investigates a shift in global consciousness and the emerging movement to find a new way to walk more lightly on the Earth.

7. Hidden Figures (2016)
Based on the true story of three female African-American mathematicians, this film tells the story of the critical role they played at NASA in the early years of the U.S. space program.

8. Walk With Me (2017)
Get an inside look at a community of Zen Buddhist monks and nuns who have dedicated their lives to mastering the art of mindfulness with their world-famous teacher Thich Nhat Hanh.

9. Whale Rider (2002)
Watch as a young Maori girl in New Zealand struggles to fulfill her destiny as a tribal leader and win over her ultra-traditional grandfather.

10. What the Bleep Do We Know!? (2004)
Part documentary, part story, and part elaborate and inspiring visual effects and animations, this film looks to answer some of life’s biggest questions: What is our purpose? Where did we come from?