THE PSYCHEDELIC AND TRANSPERSONAL FILM AND MUSIC FESTIVAL
SATURDAY MAY 25
Full day festival pass $25 dollars
358 West 44th, NYC
The Crowne Room
INDIVIDUAL BLOCK TICKETS ARE $12
11 AM- 1230 PM
MUSIC PROJECTS AND FEATURE PRESENTATION
MUSIC PROJECTS l
11AM- 11:15 AM
SHE IS SO LOVELY -
Writer/ Composer Dave Tabar
She’s So Lovely, written by Dave Tabar, was recorded at Soundworks Studios in Leeds, UK with Liam Gray on vocals, Dave on keys & guitar, and Will Jackson (Producer) on electric sitar. Blackpool Records released the song as a musical tribute to late '60’s psych-rock films such as Candy, Easy Rider, and Yellow Submarine.
USA, 4 min.
dir. Eric Souther
USA, 7 min
This work focuses on the prayer flags located at the Shambhala Mountain Center in Red Feather Lakes Colorado. Prayers and good will sent out into the world
THE WAY HOME MEETINGS WITH MOOJI
dir by Jeremy Lubman
India, 69 min.
This documentary follows the teachings of self-realized spiritual master Mooji - considered by many as one of the greatest living masters of our time - who points people past their limited beliefs, their attachments and their suffering. He helps listeners to discover a timeless space of freedom that is universally available to everyone. This film was shot during the five-week period in which he offers his teachings for free in Rishikesh, India.
Running Time 76 min
TRIPPY ANIMATION FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD
dir. Ernie Berger
USA, 4 min
CGI ride into a surreal universe
dir Ashley Young
Australia, 2 min
A surreal and expressionistic animation. A painted female figure steps through a doorway, undergoing a surreal exploration of body and identity, whilst being confronted with distortions of herself. Digitally painted frame by frame animation.
GLASS DREAM #9
dir. Randy Kosek
USA, 1 min.
Stereographic rendering of 360 video featuring "Fluent Steps" glass sculpture by Martin Blank at the Museum of Glass. Tacoma, Washington, USA. Original music by Kenny Kosek
SONG FOR A WOODEN HEART
dir. David Sigrist
Poland, 7 minutes
A lost band play a song for trees with unexpected results.
MOONAGE DAYDREAM # 27
dir. Pierre Ajavon
France, 4 minutes
"Moonage Daydream #27" is a psychedelic and aesthetic reverie - the mind wanders to the soundscape, reminiscences and apparitions.
A cosmic dream / astral projection, floating in weightlessness in the midst of organic shapes with moving and dynamic colors.
dir. Ed Roman
USA, 4 min
Award winning Canadian singer songwriter Ed Roman along with animator extraordinaire Nelson Diaz from There Be Dragons Creative Media in NYC have created an exquisite animation to the title track of Ed Roman’s latest album Red Omen.
ONE MILLION YEARS
dir. Mike Enright
USA, 4 min
Dream logic fuels an exploration of liquor, tentacles, and famil
THE KVETNY GALAXY
dir. Ida Kvetny
Denmark, 6 min
If we were inhabitants on planet Kvetny, we would each day pass by the little gloomy towers before urban chaos and the body’s erotic hunger would swallow us up in a Bruegel-esque inferno.
CUPID IS NOT A TERRORIST
dir. Peter Mueller
Switzerland, 6 minutes
Love is a random thing. Finding true love is a thrilling adventure, especially if personally involved as target
THE TRIPLE JUMP
dir Sjeng Schupp, Michiel van Dijk
Netherlands, 30 min
The ruler in this story brimming with black humour has no time for dreams. The protagonist, King Wurm, outlaws all that is fantastic and wonderful in his realm and denies artists their creative rights. The people rise up against the tyrant and King Wurm loses his head. But his brain is rescued, and he is fitted out with a new and highly ingenious robotic body
dir Alan Bound
Germany, 9 minutes
A spacepilot's journey to his love Aldara.
Composed by Sean Browne
Electronica track by Consciousnaes
dir Gabriel Bullen
Canada/ Qatar, 5 minutes
A nonlinear film examining U.S. artist Richard Serra's enigmatic installation, EAST-WEST/WEST-EAST, located deep in the desert of Qatar.
A NEW JOURNEY
dir by Odd Magnus Grimeland
Norway, 15 minutes
A lyrical and musical interpretation of Nils Yttri's poem "When my dreams touch your imagination". A New Journey is an elegy of a lost age, seen from a contemporary point of view.
dir. Mike Shaefer
Germany, 16 minutes
With psychedelic scenarios in the theatrical style of a performance, we accompany 4 characters from their genesis, via their discovery of their passion through to their coming to grief
dir Arnold Bouniort
France, 15 minutes
Did I create it ... did I love it ... did I dream it? I followed her along the endless lines of her body until I lost myself in the maze of my passion. Wild until madness, until there is nothing, until there’s only he
dir. by Jan Kravzov
Russia, 3 minutes
The film “FIRE BLUE” filmed in the style of video art in St. Petersburg in Russia.
dir. Marne Lucas
USA, 7 min
An experimental infrared (IR) short film about the hormonal transition of Menopause. Eerie thermal imagery transports the viewer to an otherworldly space, framing the human body within art and technology by using an extremely heat-sensitive camera
BRIDE OF FRANKENSTEIN
directed by Talksong Lee
composed by Jee Seo
South Korea, 7 minutes
On a passionate groove between two sparks, the dancing woman and the welding man paint a provocative visual narrative. The Bride of Frankenstein, paying homage to Shelley’s original work.
dir. Peter Sandmark and Trace Nelson
USA, 5 min
A collaboration between Trace Nelson and Peter Sandmark, “Bartos” is an experimental film, originating from a walk through a garden, transformed into a waking revery, a dream-film capturing the textures of the moment
ATOMS SEARCHING FOR IMMATERIALITY
dir. Anne Marie Bouchard
Recent research in physics and chemistry allow for the development of new materials with fascinating properties. Researchers have created photoluminescent nanoparticles, quantum dots, which emit light
dir Olivia Hadjiioannou
Greece, 6 min
A numinous Red Lion illuminates the path the warrior goddess Metallia must take to align her fragmented selves and restore an ever-present multidimensional vision long lost to humanity.
BEINGS OF A SECOND SPHERE
dir by Kathy Rose
A universe of drawings in a nocturnal setting where loons cry & fireflies fleck the night air,,,,The masks fall...we are revealed.
dir by Alisha Greenbaum
USA, 4 minutes
A type-A working mother is too busy to enjoy life—until she eats a marijuana edible.
dir. Ella McKeon
USA, 4 min
A young girl experiences a transformative awakening.
SPIRITUALITY AND CONSCIOUSNESS
SEARCH FOR THE LOTUS BORN MASTER
dir by Lawrence Brahm
China, 75 minutes
A documentary expedition team crosses the Himalayas retracing the footsteps of the "Lotus-Born Master," an Eight Century guru considered the founder of Tibetan Buddhism. The expedition seeks to prove the legend true, discovering that he may also be the founding father of quantum physics.
DEAD DOG ON THE LEFT
dir Emanuel Sferios
USA, 26 minutes
This 26-minute long documentary follows two Iraq war veterans attempting to heal from PTSD. Nigel McCourry was an early participant in FDA clinical trials using MDMA ("ecstasy") to treat war trauma. After experiencing an astounding recovery, he tries to get his "battle buddy," Tyler Flanigan, into the same study.
THE LAND WITHIN
dir. by Jeanette Louie
USA, 14 min
Inside the neuronal landscape is an entangled network where consciousness, memory and stimulus embolden everyone to feel unique
INTERNATIONAL PSYCHEDELIC HORROR AND VISIONARY SCI-FI
dir. by Shayna Connelly
USA, 14 min
Suzanne’s grief transcends the boundaries of the natural world and arouses a primordial being. She courts this ghost, using intellect and desire to forge a union between them.
USA, 17 min.
When a stalker realizes he is being stalked it warps his reality and wrecks his sense of self. Is he a perp? A victim? Is he worthy of love?
dir. by Timothy Ziegler
USA, 7 min.
dir by Marco Brunelli
Italy, 7 minutes
Zeno walks in the forest with a microphone, a tape recorder and a pair of headphones. He collects the sounds of nature, the wind, the leaves, his steps. And the steps of someone else chasing him.
dir by Seth Colon
USA, 14 min
A grieving young man, agrees to watch over his friends as they take LSD. However, his friend's LSD trip is anything but a hallucination, as they are tormented by a creature that only his friends can see.
dir. by Karl Thyselius
Sweden, 12 min
A failed musician in a dystopic Stockholm finds an AI that helps him become a Mozart of his time
dir. Evin O’ Neill
Ireland, 14 minutes
Jess is tripping on magic mushrooms when Alan tells her he's from another galaxy but afterwards she can't shake her suspicion that he was telling the truth and sets out to prove it, while trying to keep a grip on her sanity.
SOMNAMBULANCE IN WAVES
dir by Stephen Dackson
USA, 4 min
A young woman takes a walk on the beach to calm her mind, and makes a horrific discovery
dir by Shashank S.
India, 4 minutes
What happens..... when your mind starts minding what happened to your mind ?????!
dir Stefania Simoni
Italy, 16 minutes
Max finds a message in a bottle that will change his life drastically and unexpectedly.
WEST IS GONE
dir Jake McPherson
USA, 12 min.
West is going crazy after a bad break-up and hasn't left his house in three months, tonight he finally does...or does he?
CALL ME JOE
dir. Jack Nielsen
USA, 12 min
Joseph Solace's day is interrupted by two mysterious men who tell him he has been selected as a 'Legal Deliberations Consultant' for an unknown court case.
WHO LOVES THE SUN
dir by Ran Raviv
A train of memories and thoughts races through Ziv's mind. He lays on the hotel floor, unsure of what is real. When Ella comes to bring him home, reality and imaginations clash.
dir by Militia Vox
USA, 4 min
An ode to self-reliance. A psychedelic, visual feast paired with powerful, original modern rock music that focuses on themes of Transcendentalism and Existentialism. Written, performed, produced, directed and co-edited by the artist
BIZZARE- CULT- MAGICKAL
[SHORTS BLOCK AND FEATURE PRESENTATION]
RIGELIAN THANOSFERIC TRANSMISSIONS FOR THE THE HIGHER REALMS
dir Myztico Campo, artist Humo Maya
USA 15 minutes
A cosmic visual and sonic journey thru transdimensional space.
dir by Eugene Dyson
Australia , 11 min
Juan enters a magic theatre and encounters different incarnations of his fears and frustrations. The experience leads him to open his heart and to become the creator of his own truth.
JUST AFTER MIDNIGHT
dir by Jean Raymond Garcia and Anne-Marie Puga
France, 22 min
Suzanne is a young blind primary school teacher. With a community of blind people, she keenly studies art history devoted to witches and to Satan’s erotology. Transformed, Suzanne tries to steal a man’s eyes to recover her eyesight.
MENG HUA LU
US, 14 min
The lives & deaths, pasts & futures of overlapping characters converge in MENG HUA LU giving a particular insight on what could be determined as either the visions of a life's final moments, a wonderfully numbing hallucination in the form of a dream
NIGHTSATAN AND THE LOOPS OF DOOM
Finland, 24 min
Year 2034 on the plains of the post-holocaust wasteland of
Eastern Finland. A trio of synthesizer warriors calling themselves
NIGHTSATAN conduct musical rituals in order to maintain what
is left of their sanity. They end up saving a fierce vixen from her
THE TAO IS DOWN
THE TAO IS DOWN
dir by George Lockwood
USA, 84 minutes
David Pace wakes in terror having an out-of-body experience. The TV starts flipping between 'The Overnight News Network' and 'The All Night Movie.' The news is of economic protesters and a presidency whose legitimacy is questioned. David's girlfriend, Anne, comes over. Too shaken, he doesn't tell her about his experience. He starts a journal to research the 'event.' leading to catastrophic consequences.