The American Film Institute unveiled the lineup for the inaugural AFI Summit at AFI FEST 2019, includes a conversation with Eva Longoria along with Ted Sarandos of Netflix.
BIKRAM: YOGI GURU PREDATOR (2019)
NAME OF FILM: BIKRAM: YOGI GURU PREDATOR (2019)
DIRECTOR(S): Eva Orner
GENRE: Documentary Film
SYNOPSIS: As the founder of his namesake system of hot yoga, Bikram Choudhury is responsible for leading one of the most popular movements of its kind in the last century. As the figurehead of the technique, Bikram organized the growth and teachings of the movement while consistently using his power as both leader and teacher to commit sexual harassment, intimidation, and assault. With Bikram now exiled outside of the United States as a result of multiple sexual-assault charges, BIKRAM: YOGI, GURU, PREDATOR tracks the rise and fall of Bikram yoga and its disgraced creator through extensive interviews with former employees, certified teachers, and victims fighting for their stories to be told.
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