The Source


1h 38m 2012

Brief Synopsis

In the early 1970s, The Source Family was an "Aquarian tribe" of 140 beautiful young people with colorful robes who were a fixture in Los Angeles and who were devotees of "Father Yod," a controversial restaurateur-turned-spiritual leader with fourteen wives and a psychedelic rock band. They lived co

Film Details

Also Known As
Source Family
MPAA Rating
NR
Genre
Documentary
Historical
Political
Release Date
2012

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 38m

Synopsis

In the early 1970s, The Source Family was an "Aquarian tribe" of 140 beautiful young people with colorful robes who were a fixture in Los Angeles and who were devotees of "Father Yod," a controversial restaurateur-turned-spiritual leader with fourteen wives and a psychedelic rock band. They lived commune-style in a mansion, embracing their outsider ideals. But their radical lifestyle became an issue for the local authorities, and they fled to Hawaii, leading to their painful and dramatic demise.

Film Details

Also Known As
Source Family
MPAA Rating
NR
Genre
Documentary
Historical
Political
Release Date
2012

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 38m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 2012 (Silver Spectrum)

Limited Release in United States May 1, 2013

Released in United States 2012 (Documentary Competition)

Released in United States 2012 (Golden Gate Awards Documentary Feature Competition)

Released in United States 2012

Limited Release in United States May 1, 2013