The SPIRIT MOLECULE
THE SPIRIT MOLECULE weaves an account of Dr. Rick Strassman's groundbreaking DMT research through a multifaceted approach to this intriguing hallucinogen found in the human brain and hundreds of plants, including the sacred Amazonian brew, ayahuasca. Utilizing interviews with a variety of experts to explain their thoughts and experiences with DMT, and ayahuasca, within their respective fields, and discussions with Strassmanís research volunteers, brings to life the awesome effects of this compound, and introduces us to far-reaching theories regarding its role in human consciousness.
The Sacred Science
Eight people. Eight illnesses. One journey into the heart of the Amazon jungle. They went looking for alternatives to the modern medicines that failed them. What they found would change their lives forever.
The Fast Runner (Atanarjuat)
Filmed in Northern Canada in the Inuit language, this film is based on a myth that has been passed down through the generations. This an epic story, and all of the actors are Inuit. The cinematography is magnificent, and brings the frozen North to life as never before seen on the screen. It won the Camera d-Or for best feature at Cannes International film Festival. It's a cinematographic work of art and an impressive film.
Amazonia: Healing With Sacred Plants
Alberto Villoldo, psychologist, anthropologist and bestselling author, has studied the shamanic healing practices of the Amazon for over 25 years. In this beautifully filmed documentary he reveals secrets of the jungle's sacred plants and the healers who administer them, deep in the Amazon rainforest. He explains the process and theory of the powerful brew made by the shamans known as "Ayahuasca."
"I want to tell you a story as it was told to me." This is the thesis of this wonderful three hour film. A grandfather tells his grandson (who has forgotten how to be an Indian) the Native American legends. The grandfather is a dreamkeeper who orally keeps the legends, culture and history of his people alive through stories passed down. Shane is a modern day 17 year old on the Res (the actual Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota) who embraces the gansta lifestyle.