Opened in Portland last night and only playing here for a few days. Going out with a friend tonight to see it. Will report back later.
EDIT: I find stories such as this really fascinating. What is interesting is how the kids of the 60's left the middle class, conservative families of the 50's and needed to find themselves. Along the way they discovered mind altering substances and rock and roll music. Some then left the cities to set up communes to live with other like minded people, while others turned to religion and god to try and find spirituality. The story takes the familiar twist of teens/young adults following a very charismatic 50 year old man (Jim Baker) who ultimately claims he is god (Father Yod/YaHoWah). For whatever reason these stoned youngsters buy into it and think that he really is the prophet and divine spirit. At its height the cult had about 150 followers and 54 births! Father Yod has constant free sex with many of the ladies who are all free willing and essentially queuing up for him as they believe he is taking them to a higher place. He chants gibberish or talks pseudo-intellectual spiritual nonsense while they all sit in circles around him. The only drug regularly used was marijuana. So, it is not like they are totally high as kites and completely out of it. Yet, why they bought into all of this or their need for a father figure is complex, but interesting psychology. The story is mainly told through the voices and faces of several key members who are now all in their 60's. Some of the ladies still cry about it and talk about how much they loved Jim Baker other ex-members are reclusive and living totally off the grid while others are millionaires who made it big in the fields of computing or science research. As one guy says in the opening scenes...if you want to know about Southern California spiritual cults you need to look know further than The Source Family. The old footage and stills of them wearing their white robes, long flowing hair, jesus beards, meditating, dancing, giving birth, driving Rolls Royce's, playing music, standing in a swimming pool staring at the moon chanting all makes for a very engaging film.
Anyone who is remotely interested in stories such as this should definitely check it out.