Boulevard Zen (2009) Online
"Life's a boulevard and sometimes you get stuck." This fictional documentary is a day-in-the-life tale about an edgy East Coast hotshot real estate attorney turned modern-day yoga master, Bobby D'Angelo. After losing his wife, D'Angelo goes through a drastic career and lifestyle change. He discovers the power of yoga and uses its principles to help him cope with his daily struggles while inspiring others to overcome their challenges.
|Cast overview, first billed only:|
|Rich Tola||-||Bobby D'Angelo|
|Whitmer Thomas||-||Elliott Anderson|
|Jessica Ammer||-||Tess D'Angelo (as Jessica Gordon)|
|Kyle Dalla Torre||-||Angie|
The film was completed in exactly 100 days.
Rich Tola co-wrote the theme song, "Life's Boulevard," and plays harmonica on "Bobby's Song" as well as throughout the film.
The entire film was shot in two days - with Rich Tola teaching five hours of yoga on the first day.
The Boulevard Zen Foundation Inc., a nonprofit organization that provides yoga classes & lifestyle education to shelters for survivors of domestic violence, was conceived and founded by Rich Tola, when he visited a local LA shelter to drop off clothes that were donated by students in the film.
10% of all DVD and soundtrack sales are donated to The Boulevard Zen Foundation, Rich's nonprofit organization The Boulevard Zen Foundation Inc., a nonprofit organization that provides yoga classes & lifestyle education to shelters for survivors of domestic violence worldwide.