Ram Dass: Fierce Grace
Ram Dass: Fierce Grace (2001)

Once a symbol of '60s counterculture and psychedelic drug use, Ram Dass has since become a renowned speaker and author on the topics of aging, spirituality, and overcoming the mistakes of the past. This documentary chronicles his… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 1, 2001
DVD Release Date: April 15, 2003
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Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times

The film presents a brief but intriguing biography of its subject.

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Jonathan Perry
Boston Globe

Parts of the film feel a bit too much like an infomercial for Ram Dass's latest book aimed at the boomer demographic. But mostly it's a work that, with humor, warmth, and intelligence, captures a life interestingly lived.

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Inspirational biopic on Ram Dass.

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Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times

An ingratiating and comprehensive portrait of the widely admired spiritual leader.

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Mark Holcomb
Village Voice

A sober and affecting chronicle of the leveling effect of loss.

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Jean Lowerison
San Diego Metropolitan

For anyone who remembers the '60s or is interested in one man's response to stroke, Ram Dass: Fierce Grace is worth seeking out.

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Chuck Wilson
L.A. Weekly

Moving and informative.

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Edward Guthmann
San Francisco Chronicle

A generous, inspiring film that unfolds with grace and humor and gradually becomes a testament to faith.

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Marjorie Baumgarten
Austin Chronicle

The film affords us intriguing glimpses of the insights gleaned from a lifetime of spiritual inquiry, but Ram Dass: Fierce Grace doesn't organize it with any particular insight.

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