By The “Hare Krishna!” team
Exciting news!! Hare Krishna! The Mantra, the Movement and the Swami who started it all has won the Grand Jury Prize for Best Picture at Illuminate Film Festival, the top prize of the festival! Lead Juror Michael Kiehnert said that they awarded it to the film which the jury felt had the potential “to reach their widest possible audience and have the greatest impact.” Illuminate is the largest Conscious Film Festival in the world and Hare Krishna! The film was one of 10 films competing for this year’s top prize.