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5 years later: I Am Not Your Guru
With Filmmaker Joe Berlinger, and Tony & Sage Robbins
Over five years ago, Tony and Sage Robbins gave filmmaker Joe Berlinger exclusive behind-the-scenes access to Tony’s annual event, Date with Destiny. Joe turned his footage into the Netflix documentary, I Am Not Your Guru. Suddenly, people all over the world gained never before released access to Tony and his life-changing teachings.
In this special live episode of the podcast, Tony and Sage sit down with Joe to discuss how their lives, and those of the people highlighted in the film, have changed in the five years since their groundbreaking documentary was released on Netflix.
In this candid conversation with Tony, Sage and Joe, hear behind-the-scenes details and the moving stories of lives changed during Date with Destiny – and check in to see where those individuals are today. Listen or watch below to the full conversation.
Joe Berlinger is well-known for creating dark documentaries about rock singers and serial killers —a far cry from the topics of personal power, healing relationships, creating your destiny and becoming your true self. But after attending Date with Destiny himself, Joe experienced how Tony’s methods moved him from the dark to the light in his own life, and he knew he needed to make this movie to share this experience with even greater audiences.
Tony and Sage were unsure about the idea when Joe first approached them to make a documentary. Date with Destiny is Tony’s most intimate event – how would letting Joe’s Netflix camera crew inside affect the impact and transformations?
Joe was persistent and, after months of convincing Tony and Sage that his crew would not interrupt the event, I Am Not Your Guru was born.
Listen to this episode to hear from Tony, Sage and Joe directly about the experience of making I Am Not Your Guru — and the transformations that followed.
Ready to discover the magic that made I Am Not Your Guru? Netflix is streaming it here.
[1:58] Intro Joe Berlinger
[3:50] Joe’s experience at Date With Destiny
[8:00] Joe wanted to make a movie about Date With Destiny
[9:01] 2 stumbling blocks
[9:58] A deal is made
[10:51] Sage hesitant to make a movie
[12:02] Joe’s favorite moment in the film
[13:13] Tony’s reflections on Joe’s favorite moment
[14:29] Joe is the king of Netflix
[15:42] Skeptical Filming Crew
[16:47] Where are they now? Dawn
[23:22] Dawn’s path post Date With Destiny
[24:12] Dawn’s “uncle” Joaquin joins the conversation
[27:27] Dawn’s relationship with men
[29:11] Joe’s most impactful experience
[29:28] The greatest gift of Date With Destiny
[31:43] Does this last?
[32:00] The unique community of friends
[32:45] Where are they now? Tammy and Lance
[37:04] Lance’s cracks his shell
[37:37] Tammy can do anything with Lance
[39:02] A reflection of the human experience
[39:49] Lance and Tammy’s advice on an extraordinary life
[41:55] Creating a compelling life
[43:28] Date With Destiny: Mastering what’s inside
[43:38] Interested for yourself? DWDVirtual.com