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DJ Kadagian is a documentary filmmaker whose works are created to challenge, provoke and inspire.

His first series of films released in 2000 – A Crisis of Faith / the series – hit on a broad spectrum of social, political, and spiritual issues while effortlessly cutting across traditional lines of gender, race, religion, and ethnicity. That first award-winning series aired on the Hallmark Channel, PBS, the Discovery Channel, Free Speech TV and was featured at over 100 film festivals around the United States and Europe.

His most recent film, Healing the Mind was co-produced with his wife Deborah and Narrated by Giancarlo Esposito.  It looks at an alternative way of dealing with the myriad of mental health issues that our young adults are experiencing and considers a more holistic approach to healing mind, body, and spirit by incorporating a 5,000-year wisdom tradition known as Ayurveda.  This documentary is currently airing on Gaia TV.                                  

Enjoy three of our poetry shorts below!

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His second series of three films is the innovative Moving Poetry Series - RANT * RAVE * RIFF.   Reaching back in time he has gathered wisdom sayings from great poets and film from great cinematographers and created a complex brew that nourishes the soul as it stimulates the mind. 

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POETRY
Poetry by Antonio Machado  (Last Night as I was Sleeping)
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Poetry by RUMI  (Who Says Words with My Mouth)
06:47
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Poetry by RUMI  (Only Breath)
05:03
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