AYA AWAKENINGS > Darwin Premiere screening
CINEM@RT presents AYA:AWAKENINGS
A unique feature documentary about shamanic medicine plant Ayahuasca.
Premiere screening featuring an introduction by director Timothy Parish (http://verbstudios.com.au) and sound designer Lulu Madill (http://www.buttonstouching.com/)
“For all those seeds the vine has touched – and for those yet to awaken…”
AYA: Awakenings is a visionary feature length documentary directed by local filmmaker Timothy Parish, which shares the world and visions of Amazonian shamanism like never before. Exploring the indigenous experience with plant sacrament Ayahuasca and it’s powerful extract DMT.
AYA: AWAKENINGS blends first person journey from the cult book Aya: A Shamanic Odyssey by writer Rak Razam with video, animations, interviews with practicing curanderos and Western Shamans, traditional icaros and cutting edge special effects to re-produce the inner landscape of the visionary state in unprecedented detail, invoking a spiritual awakening in the viewer.
Featuring the artwork of Pablo Amaringo, Andy Debrenardi and more; directed by Tim Parish, video editing by Verb Studios, original score by Lulu Madill and music by Shpongle, Tipper, Darpan, Lula Cruz and curanderos Norma Panduro, Guillermo Arevalo, Percy Garcia Lozano, Ron Wheelock and Kevin Furnas, this documentary charts the Global Shamanic Resurgence born in the jungles of Peru and reaching out to embrace the world.
For more info go to: http://www.aya-awakenings.com