This short documentary is about one man’s personal story about going into the deep jungle of Peru to experience one of the most potent psychedelics in the world: Ayahuasca.
From the director: “This is a heroes journey about facing my deepest fears and truly facing my shadow self. This was the most difficult thing I’ve ever endured, but this just made me come out stronger in the end.”
If one part of success in Silicon Valley is dependent on your ability to stay up all night and code, the other part depends on your ability to think outside the box. Some in the Valley are trying to force creativity by taking LSD. And it’s making them rich.
In the mid-1960s, with the countercultural threat of recreational drug use among teens and twenty-somethings on the rise, governmental agencies began to create little educational “scare” films about a variety of drugs. Here’s one of the strangest, often called “The Reefer Madness of LSD”.
Neurons to Nirvana: Understanding Psychedelic Medicines is a richly-illustrated feature documentary about the resurgence of psychedelics as medicine. It explores the promise of these brave new advances in psychopharmacology and cultural understanding guiding the viewer in a thought-provoking journey, as told by those determined to hold open the doors of perception. Through interviews with the world’s foremost researchers, writers, psychologists and pioneers in psychedelic psychotherapy, the film explores five powerful psychedelic substances (LSD, Psilocybin, MDMA, Ayahuasca and Cannabis) and their previously established medicinal and psychotherapeutic potential.
Psychedemia was the first academic conference funded by an American university to explicitly focus on the risks and benefits of psychedelic experience.
From Neuroscience to Shamanic Healing and everything in between. This documentary film concisely illuminates the emerging interdisciplinary field of Psychedelic Studies in a way that is accessible, informative and inspiring.
Is the myth of Santa Claus inspired by tales of Siberian shamans consuming sacred mushrooms? Why do we decorate our Christmas tree with tinsel and a star on top? Was Santa an early psychedelic voyager?