In the West we have, somewhere along the way, seemingly lost our Elders. This film came from an intention to find everyday elders, not necessarily the top of any field or industry, but who have lived interesting lives. People who have some wisdom to share about different aspects, from the general such as Love, Money, Family, Sex, Work, Death, to very personal themes.
70 year old Gert, a perfect subject, was introduced through a friend Mira, who collaborated with me on this project. A Danish man of the sea and yogi, we hear some of his tales, family life, and perspectives on his own mortality.
The film has been acquired for exclusive screening rights by Aeon Film and is viewable here
Me and My Third Eye
Me and My Third eye is a feature doc currently in post production.
We began shooting in 2011 with Dan, when he began to have visionary experiences during meditation.
So began a journey, exploring the worlds of meditation and ayahuasca shamanism, taking us across the UK and Spain.
We look at themes such as the resurgence of psychedelics, society, consciousness, synchronicity, and have intimate access to the personal experiences of Dan and how his relationships with friends, family and colleagues unfold.
Peppered with the commonly experienced pitfalls of delusion and spiritual materialism, I want to present an honest and grounded account of a man's awakening to self-knowledge, that treats these delicate subjects sensitively and artistically.
Interviews in the film include:
Dr. Ben Sessa
Dr. David Luke (University of Greenwich)
Prof. Christopher French (Goldsmiths)
Dr. Masaru Emoto
We will soon be running a Kickstarter campaign to raise funds to complete the film.