Deepak Chopra

The prominent self-help guru will join award-winning filmmaker Ann Shin to present her film A.rtificial I.mmortality during Hot Docs opening night April 29, 2021. 

The opening night of the 2021 Hot Docs Festival will be livestreamed on Thursday, April 29 at 7:30pm EST. Director Ann Shin and special guests—both real and virtual—will discuss this year’s opening night film, A.rtificial I.mmortality having its World Premiere at the festivalMore information here.

Wellness expert and best-selling author Dr. Deepak Chopra will attend the Q&A along with his digital extension, Digital Deepak. This digital counterpart, created in partnership with the AI Foundation, looks and speaks just like Dr. Chopra, and has the ability to communicate in real time.

If you could create an immortal version of yourself, would you? In this thought-provoking feature documentary, Ann Shin draws inspiration from her own life and her father’s memory loss to speak with experts in the field who suggest AI can enable us to live forever and foresee a “post-biological” world where humans and AI merge. Trailer here.

Deepak Chopra

This year, Hot Docs will be available virtually for audiences across Canada until May 9.

DEEPAK CHOPRA™ MD, FACP, founder of The Chopra Foundation, a non-profit entity for research on well-being and humanitarianism, and Chopra Global, a modern-day health company at the intersection of science and spirituality, is a world-renowned pioneer in integrative medicine and personal transformation. Chopra is a Clinical Professor of Family Medicine and Public Health at the University of California, San Diego and serves as a senior scientist with Gallup Organization. He is the author of over 90 books translated into over forty-three languages, including numerous New York Times bestsellers. For the last thirty years, Chopra has been at the forefront of the meditation revolution and his last (and 91st) book, Total Meditation helps to achieve new dimensions of stress-free living and joyful living. TIME magazine has described Dr. Chopra as “one of the top 100 heroes and icons of the century.” www.deepakchopra.com