The Healing Powers: Psychedelics Seen Through the Lens, Community Movie Night
Join Mareesa Stertz, director and host of The Healing Powers Documentary Series, for a night of psychedelic storytelling. From documentaries on emerging research and news, to tales of adventures and discoveries of psychonauts, we’ll screen various filmmakers work- and witness both how storytelling has spread awareness of the benefits of psychedelics and shifted public opinion, and how psychedelics has deeply influenced the artistic expressions of filmmakers.
Mareesa Stertz is a Los Angeles based filmmaker, host, and KRI certified Kundalini Yoga Teacher who’s created the documentary series, “The Healing Powers (of Psychedelics and Other Mindful Practices). She has spent her life on a journey of personal growth and in the last five years, has traveled the world to document stories that share how mind-altering practices have the power to shift consciousness and improve lives. She programs events at the LA Psychedelic Society, The Aware Project, and is passionate about informing the public, helping people gain access to healing, and ending this war on drugs. Mareesa’s work has been featured by Viceland, 60SecDocs, IFC, SPIN, Participant and has been shown in numerous film festivals around the world.