To the Australian media Kenja is a secretive cult, their leader described in Parliament as a seedy conman. Despite preparing to fight yet another court case Ken Dyers and Jan Hamilton allowed a film crew unprecedented access to the ‘spiritual evolvement centre’ they founded in 1982. How can the view from inside Kenja be so different to the one outside? Beyond Our Ken explores the anatomy and ambiguity of the ‘cult’ enigma.
“Positively electrifying…it’s for moments like these we go to see documentaries” Jim Schembri – The Age
Premiered Melbourne International Film Festival 2008 (Audience award)
HotDocs – Toronto Documentary Film Festival 2008
Sheffield Documentary Film Festival 2008
ABC Television – December 2008
DVD Distribution – Hopscotch Entertainment
Nominated 2008 AFI Awards