AWARE: GLIMPSES OF CONSCIOUSNESS

Oct 15 to Oct 18
Friday thru Monday 5:30pm ONLY!

Frauke Sandig and Eric Black - 2021 - 102m - No Matinees

FEATURING: MONICA GAGLIANO, Professor for Plant Behaviour & Cognition, University of Sydney, CHRISTOF KOCH, Chief Scientist, The MindScope Program, Allen Institute for Brain Science, MATTHIEU RICARD, Buddhist Monk, Molecular Biologist, Author, and Photographer, ROLAND GRIFFITHS, Director of Center for Psychedelic and Consciousness Research, Johns Hopkins University, RICHARD BOOTHBY, Professor for Philosophy and Author, Loyola-University, Maryland and JOSEFA KIRVIN KULIX, Mayan Healer and Therapist, Chiapas, Mexico.  Special Guest: MINGYUR RINPOCHE, Buddhist teacher and author.  Music by ZOË KEATING.

This new & fascinating documentary follows six brilliant researchers around the world who set out to discover the true meaning of consciousness, the world’s greatest unsolved mystery. Through radically different approaches, the cast of researchers takes the audience into a fascinating world of high-tech brain research, eastern meditation, psychedelics, consciousness of plants experiments, and eventually beyond the explicable. 

“Stirs feelings of awe and wonder, humility and connection. A remarkable film.” – Valerie Kalfrin, Alliance of Women Film Journalists

“Consciousness-elevating food for thought.” – Michael Rechtschaffen, Los Angeles Times  

"Stunningly Deep, Wise and Visually Arresting, the most Mind-Blowing Film the Maui Film Festival has presented in Twenty Years! -Barry Rivers Maui Film Festival Founder/Director

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