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When: Thursday 23 May
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location: The Event SpaceShare:
Plant Medicine Cinema Series
Can entheogens heal where pharmaceuticals have failed?
Thursday 23rd May
Film 1: Medical Cannabis and Its Impact on Human Health
Running time: 48 mins
Synopsis: In this myth shattering, information packed documentary, learn from physicians and leading researchers about medicinal cannabis and its demonstrated effects on human health. This game-changing movie presents the most comprehensive synopsis to date of the real science surrounding the world’s most controversial plant.
Film 2: Detox or Die
Running time: 44 mins
Synopsis: “Detox or Die” provides an in-depth portrait of a small-time drug addict seeking redemption. Addicted to opiates for almost 20 years, film-maker David Graham Scot decides to opt for a quick fx. The radical detox agent ibogaine puts the user into a gut-wrenching hallucinatory state for 36 hours, from which he emerges cleansed of his addiction. But several fatalities have been reported in connection with the unlicensed drug, and Scot must weigh up the options before embarking on the trip of a lifetime. Broadcast as part of BBC1’s ONE life strand.
Tickets: £7.50 (includes both films)
Doors: open at 7.30pm, screening starts at 8.00pm
An augmented cinema experience
A series of six film screenings exploring the use of plant medicines and entheogens in medicine as alternatives to pharmaceutical treatments.
As the cost of healthcare and pharmaceutical medicine increases, many are looking to alternatives for healing. In the face of a mental health crisis, how can entheogens assist with healing the scars that can’t be seen?
Our aim is to educate, to show the benefits and dangers inherent in using entheogens for medical treatment.