1. An ethnobotanical researcher has a laboratory accident with an exotic compound. Rushing to find the antidote, he downs the wrong potion which sends him into a world of bizarre hallucinations.

    Awards:
    Experimental Student Film Award - IPIFF International Film Festival, Romania, 2009

    Director/Cinematographer: Catalin Toma
    Cast: Iulian Toma
    Edit/Grade: Dragos Dulea
    Music: Sixtoo
    Art Director: Ana-Maria Cantabine
    Production Manager: Letitia Stefanescu

    Shot on 35mm Kodak Plus-X 5231 with the Arriflex 2C/B. All visual effects shot in-camera. Cut on a soundless flatbed. Digitally restored from a 35mm workprint stuck together with tape. No dust-busting or grain management applied.

    Created in 2008.

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  2. AYAHUASQUEROS
    Recordings from the Amazon, Peru 2012

    In their visions, ayahuasca shamans say they see the essences that animate living beings, the first property of which is to emit melodies. These essences are considered powerful beings, and ayahuasqueros learn their melodies by singing along. Singing like powerful beings, they learn to see like them, and this gives them knowledge. The melodies that shamans bring back from their visions are called "icaros"; they help navigate the space of ayahuasca consciousness, and can also serve as lifelines when overwhelmed by visions.

    FILM BY STEPHAN CRASNEANSCKI

    DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY David Duponchel

    EDITED AND SPECIAL EFFECTS BY Teresa Pereira

    VOICE AND TEXT BY Jeremy Narby

    In collaboration with Francisco Lopez
    Featuring Victor Nieto and Ushamano Walter Martinez

    A program proposed by Frank Smith

    In collaboration with Virginie Luc

    Mixed by Dug Winningham
    Avec la participation de RTS - Radio Télévision Suisse
    Special Thanks: Victor Nieto, Gaël Klein, David Duponchel

    Images © Stephan Crasneanscki

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  3. Medical doctors and scientists talk about their research and experiences with Ayahuasca...

    More information about me and my retreats here: http://www.plantsbyfabian.com

    For almost ten years now we have been running sacred plant transformation retreats all over the world every month. Our retreat prices vary and depend on duration as well as location of the retreats. The prices range from 1000 to 2000 USD (not including airfare) for the longer (nine days or more) transformation retreats and usually and around 200 to 500 USD for the shorter (three days) retreats:
    South Africa http://african-savanna-retreats.blogspot.com/
    Peru Sacred Valley http://sacredplantretreats.blogspot.com/
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    These are some of our retreats that are happening or have already happening during this year - please disregard the dates mentioned there as they are all regularly occurring events and you just need to let us know which one you are most interested in.

    Please find more information as well as beautiful testimonials here: http://www.youtube.com/user/fabianji1/videos

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  4. Cuzco, Peru.

    Spent a few weeks in Peru, with most of my time in Iquitos and Cusco. Had the BEST time.

    But I got really ill with dengue fever in Iquitos which took all my motivation to shoot, but there are a couple shots in there. I found the end quote by chance on my last day in Peru and I felt it needed to be shared.

    The True Meaning of Life

    We are visitors on this planet.
    We are here for ninety
    or one hundred years
    at the very most.
    During that period,
    we must try to do something
    good, something useful,
    with our lives.
    If you contribute to other
    people’s happiness, you will
    find the true goal,
    the true meaning of life.

    His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama.

    Thank you for watching and if any travel advice is needed please don't hesitate to ask.

    Music by Keith Kenniff - http://www.unseen-music.com

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  5. A must see for first timers interested in exploring the medicinal and conscious-expanding practice of Ayahuasca. The film is a journey based in the first person exploring landscapes of the Peruvian Amazon as well as the psychological effects of the ayahuasca brew.

    Follow: facebook.com/ayahuascajourney
    Full audio of Shaman's Icaros featured on EOTN : vimeo.com/56470325
    Also available on Gaiamtv Vid-On-Demand: gaiamtv.com/video/eye-needle-ayahuasca-journey#show/39801

    Credits:
    Directed and written by Daniel LeMunyan
    Post production by Factory East (.com)

    Music:
    "Like You" and "At the Gates" composed by Eric Olson
    "Balcony" composed by James Gundersen
    "unknown" acoustic performance by Daniel Pulfer
    Score and audio design by Daniel LeMunyan

    for more of the clips seen in this video:
    Joseph Campbell -youtube.com/watch?v=VgOUxI...
    Alex Grey- youtube.com/watch?v=1oVZRk...
    Madventures III -youtube.com/watch?v=GLoPAg...
    Joe Rogan - youtube.com/watch?v=5HCoY4...
    Sting- youtube.com/watch?v=zBNliC...
    Dr. Charles Grob - youtube.com/watch?v=Qj6-EW...
    Robin quivers- youtube.com/watch?v=t6ZmcE...

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