THE PSYCHEDELIC FILM AND TRANSPERSONAL FESTIVAL

Invites you to a night of Surrealist,Psychedelic and Magickal shorts

FRIDAY MAY 17

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SPECTACLE THEATER

124 SOUTH 3RD ST ,BROOKLYN,NY 11249

SHOW BEGINS 10PM

TICKETS $10 DOLLARS

Q&A with Filmmakers after the show

EVENING PROGRAM

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TRATAK-ANTARS THE ICE AROUND TIME - Ep. 1

dir. Davide Carlini, 2019

Italy, 8 min.

The first chapter of this experimental mid-footage introduces Edam's experience; a man like everyone who is between the sky and the abyss, between doubt and faith and among the endless "Influences of the Dark."

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CHESS AND THE STRANGER

dir. Charles Ortiz, 2016

USA, 24 min.

A desperate man encounters a stranger eager to play a chess match but the game becomes a path to something more.

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CROWNED AND CONQUERING

dir. Zareh Tjeknavorian, 2019

USA, 12 min.

Shot on 16mm film, “Crowned & Conquering” is inspired by the philosophy of the occultist, ceremonial magician, and writer, Aleister Crowley. The work visualizes the alchemical process of chrysopoeia, the transmutation of the spirit from lead into gold: a cinematic allegory of the gnostic path in sight and sound.

MUSICA DE ESFERAS

Dir by Logan Fry, 2019

USA, 7 min.

A brain scan sequence set to music.

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PROPOLIS

Dir Pat Wells, 2018

USA, 3 min.

Liz and Beaux are a sister and brother, trapped in a closet as punishment by an alcoholic mother, but escape means they must face a far more nefarious world outside the doors of the closet.

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IN A FOREIGN TOWN

dir. Michael Shlain, 2019

France, 11 min.

Based on the stories of acclaimed horror author, Thomas Ligotti.A troubled man recounts a strange childhood journey to a town with no name.

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EVE

dir. Marcelo Mottola, 2017

USA, 13 min.

Eve, a young teen, is abducted and hidden away in a new city. She becomes captivated with a foreboding house and a young girl that astonishingly is her spitting image. Seduced by the cryptic house and mysterious girl, Eve is infused with their supernatural powers and readied for battle against the very evil that enslaves her.

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ARTIST BURLESQUE

dir. John Bickerton, 2018

USA, 7 min.

This film uses found footage, public domain footage and stock footage to create a surrealist tone poem extending the collage techniques pioneered by Cornell in works like “Rose Hobart.”

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ALEPH

dir. Jonathan Sirtes-Sharon, 2018

Israel, 5 min.

A writer prolongs his life to write a perfect suicide letter. This is not about death. This is about perfectionism.

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STORMS

dir. Joao Pedro Oliveira, 2018

Brazil, 8 min.

A moving meditation on storms. Storms are unpredictable. They move fast and change suddenly. There is rain, static energy, light, noise and movement. Colors are grey, dark blue white.

The Psychedelic and Transpersonal Film and Music Festival is now taking entries for its second season which will take place in New York City May 2019

The Psychedelic and Transpersonal Film and Music Festival is an exploration of altered states of consciousness achieved thru meditation, magick,shamanism, psychedelics, film, music, art,virtual reality and other mediums.

We accept films short and features that cover the non ordinary reality experience /altered states of consciousness.

The films should come from all niches drama, surrealism, sci-fi, horror, experimental, fantastic, bizarre,shamanism,psychic archaeology.

Everyday people have anomalous experiences. Our goal is to demonstrate we live in a more diverse and strange world we can imagine.

We also look at documentaries that explore personalities involved in the psychedelic and transpersonal world. These documentaries can cover the full range of anomalousresearch from psychedelics to yoga, to meditation to shamanism, to cognitive reengineeering of the mind, to transhumanism.

We are looking for live music events bands, trance work, virtual reality installations that create the psychedelic and transpersonal experiences.

The Psychedelic and Transpersonal Film and Music Festival proudly accepts entries via FilmFreeway, the world's #1 submission platform. FilmFreeway offers free HD screeners, unlimited video storage, filmmaker profiles, and more.

Submit on Withoutabox

If you are interested volunteering please call our offices at 1-800-249-6017 for any other questions

Peace.