ENLIGHTEN US: THE RISE AND FALL OF JAMES ARTHUR RAY
The self-help industry is worth $11 billion dollars a year; it captivates those seeking happiness, release from suffering, and those longing for a path and a leader to follow. James Arthur Ray, for many, was that sort of leader. But when a sweat lodge ceremony goes horribly wrong, we learn from Ray and some of his followers that their spiritual path was fraught with danger and perhaps even greater suffering.
Director: Jenny Carchman
Producer: Allyson Luchak
Executive Producers: Julie Goldman, Christopher Clements
Editor: Seth Bomse
WHERE TO WATCH
Tribeca Film Festival: 2015 Premiere