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The New Gurus of the USA

In an America in search of meaning, gurus, healers, shamans and other modern wizards have become the new providers of meaning. Festivals, retreats and detox courses promising spiritual wellness are multiplying. 

We follow emerging gurus like Unicole, who is convinced she was sent to Earth by aliens to start a new religion and uses social media to gather followers. Meanwhile in Hollywood, Shaman Durek is adored and charges his disciples nearly $1,000 per hour to attend a seance. However, there is a fine line between a spirituality coach and a professional crook. We follow the comeback of James Arthur Ray, sentenced to ten years in prison when three of his members died during a ceremony, as he re-establishes himself on the spirituality circuit in Las Vegas.

PRODUCTION INFO

  • Year: 2020
  • Duration: 52
  • Production: Nova Production
  • Director: Flora Desponts & Gary Grabli
  • Available Versions: ENG, FRA
  • Country of production: France

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