Category Archives: film

Guest artist: Charles Christopher, revisited

A year ago I learned that my Los Angeles colleague, the photographer Charles Christopher, was making a wintertime pilgrimage to Venice, Italy, to fulfill a longtime dream of living in a stone house that he’d first seen and been captivated … Continue reading

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Spiritual sustenance

How inappropriate to call this planet Earth when it is quite clearly Ocean. ~ Arthur C. Clarke We have just swum back to our wintry high desert home after a holiday visit to the glorious Pacific Ocean. Our eyes have … Continue reading

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Guest artists: Mitch Schultz and Rick Strassman

DMT: The Spirit Molecule a new documentary written and directed by Mitch Schultz The following statement about the film’s background is from producer Dr. Rick Strassman. This video clip is from the newly released documentary DMT: The Spirit Molecule, which … Continue reading

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Water: The Great Mystery

I’m excitedly rewatching a Russian documentary called Water: The Great Mystery on the recommendation of the renowned consciousness pioneer Ralph Metzner, who called it on his blog “amazing and beautiful…perhaps the coolest documentary I have ever seen.” (Metzner is best known as … Continue reading

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Guest artists: Jean-Dominique Gautier and Jean Ortiz

Caimanes: The Without-Waters In the village of Caimanes (population: 2,000) in the Valley of Choapas in Chile, the transnational mining company Minera Los Pelambres has privatized the community’s water and allegedly poisoned it with toxic tailings dust.  (This is a direct outcome of Chile’s … Continue reading

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Water: the next peak oil?

Will water be the next peak oil? Can anyone really own water? These are some of the questions filmmaker Irena Salina investigated as she traveled from South Africa to Bolivia, from India to the American Midwest, to make her award-winning … Continue reading

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Guest artists: Christopher Crosby and Karla LaRive

We Are the Land a documentary film by Christopher Crosby Governments and the uranium industry say the mining and milling of uranium provides high-paying and much-needed jobs in some of the most remote areas of the country, with manageable environmental … Continue reading

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Catch a wave and you’re sittin’ on top of the world

Mike Parsons is a champion surfer who famously surfed a 66-foot wave at Cortes Bank, California, in 2001. In 2008 he broke his own record, riding a 70-plus-foot wave at Cortes. This video shows him surfing the wave Jaws at … Continue reading

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