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‘The Hidden Power of Purpose’ Documentary Shares How to Lead a Meaningful Life

AARP film connects inspiring stories with latest scientific research to shed light on the benefits of finding purpose; watch it here

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The Hidden Power of Purpose, produced by AARP Studios and narrated by Debbie Allen, is a feature-length documentary film profiling four incredible human beings who are living lives driven by purpose and making the world a better place in the process.

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The film bridges their inspiring stories with the latest scientific research, interweaving insights from the world’s leading health experts whose work affirms that living a life of purpose and living longer are inextricably intertwined. Among those featured are Deepak Chopra, a world-renowned leader in the fields of holistic health and human potential, and CNN’s Sanjay Gupta, M.D., who shares insights on the correlation between brain health and living a meaningful life.

“Finding our purpose is what guides us and gives our life meaning. It’s also associated with living a longer, healthier and happier life.," says Jo Ann Jenkins, AARP CEO. "The leaders featured in this film are proof that you can find your purpose from many sources and at any age.”

Director: Elliot V. Kotek

Writers: Julie Getz, Jason Orfanon, Elliot V. Kotek

Producers: Julie Getz, Elliot V. Kotek, Jamie Corsi-Berna

Executive Producer: Jason Orfanon

Language: English

Run time: 1 hour, 12 minutes

Release date: 2023

MPAA rating: Documentary — Not Rated


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