It’s 1971 and communes and new religions are on the rise. The Source Family are an “Aquarian tribe”, a secretive but outlandish group of 140 beautiful young people who stroll Los Angeles in colorful robes, devotees of Jim Baker, AKA “Father Yod,” a controversial restaurateur-turned-spiritual leader with fourteen wives and his own psychedelic rock band.
The Family lives in a mansion and operates a popular restaurant on the Sunset Strip, serving vegetarian cuisine to musicians and movie stars, pioneering a national trend. But their radical lifestyle instigates the authorities. Their demise is dramatic and painful, but Yod’s spirit lives on.