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

His first series of films–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 has aired on the Hallmark Channel, Public Television, the Discovery Channel, Free Speech TV and was featured at over 35 film festivals around the United States and Europe.

 

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.  

 

His most recent film, Healing the Mind was co-produced with his wife Deborah and Narrated by Giancarlo Espisito.  It looks at an alternative way of dealing with the myriad of mental health issues that our young adults are experiencing and looks at a more holistic approach to healing mind, body, and spirit by incorporating a 5,000-year wisdom tradition known as Ayurveda.  Debbie has been practicing and studying Ayurveda for over a decade and was the inspiration behind creating this important film.

                                                    Enjoy some of our poetry shorts below!

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