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20.01 > 19:00 + 12.02 > 18:00


+ Les champignons hallucinogènes

Ralf Breier & Claudia Kuhland, 2001, DE, video, vt fr 41'

A history of the sometimes conflictual history of the relationship between magic mushrooms and mankind. From sacred fungus to party drug through medicinal uses, ancient and future.

+ Psychedelic science

Bill Eagles, 1997, GB, video, ov st fr, 47'

A review of the scientific interest and research elicited by psychedelics since the appearance of LSD. Mass consumption made legislation turn prohibitive, but new pioneers are challenging the status quo.

On Jan 20, Valerie Mojeiko will talk about the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies and its work. www.maps.org

20.01 > 19:00 + 12.02 > 18:00


+ Les champignons hallucinogènes

Ralf Breier & Claudia Kuhland, 2001, DE, video, vt fr 41'

A history of the sometimes conflictual history of the relationship between magic mushrooms and mankind. From sacred fungus to party drug through medicinal uses, ancient and future.

+ Psychedelic science

Bill Eagles, 1997, GB, video, ov st fr, 47'

A review of the scientific interest and research elicited by psychedelics since the appearance of LSD. Mass consumption made legislation turn prohibitive, but new pioneers are challenging the status quo.

On Jan 20, Valerie Mojeiko will talk about the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies and its work. www.maps.org

20.01 > 19:00 + 12.02 > 18:00


+ Ibogaine, Rite of Passage

Ben De Loenen, 2004, NL, video, ov ang st fr, 50'

The active ingredient of and African rootbark is a radical remedy against addiction. Strangely, it is also illegal. Why wouldn’t the industry be interested in a simple and cheap medicine against this heavy burden on society?

+ Takiwasi, la maison qui chante

Olivier Taymans & Irvic D'Olivier, 2005, FR, audio, 48'

A radio documentary about an unusual drug rehab centre in Peru that uses the hallucinogenic brew ayahuasca, a traditional Amazonian medicine, as its main tool for detoxication.

A discussion will follow with four guests from the drug rehab field.

+ Jungle trip

Gavin Searle, 2001, GB, video, ov st fr, 49'

Actor and psychonaut Piers Gibbon sets out for the rainforest to find a psychoactive plant. His quest for the shrub takes on epic aspects and swiftly turns into anxious introspection into his own personality.

21.01 > 20:00


+ Ibogaine, Rite of Passage

Ben De Loenen, 2004, NL, video, ov ang st fr, 50'

The active ingredient of and African rootbark is a radical remedy against addiction. Strangely, it is also illegal. Why wouldn’t the industry be interested in a simple and cheap medicine against this heavy burden on society?

+ Takiwasi, la maison qui chante

Olivier Taymans & Irvic D'Olivier, 2005, FR, audio, 48'

A radio documentary about an unusual drug rehab centre in Peru that uses the hallucinogenic brew ayahuasca, a traditional Amazonian medicine, as its main tool for detoxication.

A discussion will follow with four guests from the drug rehab field.

+ Jungle trip

Gavin Searle, 2001, GB, video, ov st fr, 49'

Actor and psychonaut Piers Gibbon sets out for the rainforest to find a psychoactive plant. His quest for the shrub takes on epic aspects and swiftly turns into anxious introspection into his own personality.

21.01 > 20:00


+ The Night of the Liana

Glenn Switkes, 2003, BR, video, ov st fr, 45'

Anthropologist Jeremy Narby takes three molecular biologists to the Amazon in order to verify if ayahuasca visions really offer insights into the realm of infinitely small organisms. The answers they get are amazingly precise.

+ Shamans of the Amazon

Dean Jefferys, 2003, video, ov st fr, 52'

A reflection on the political aspects of the worldwide rise of interest into ayahuasca shamanism. Do we have the right to alter our consciousness? Why the war on drugs? What will become of the Amazon region with oil companies rushing in? And other disturbing questions.

22.01 > 20:00 + 11.02 > 18:00


Raymonde Carasco, 1999, FR, 16mm, ov fr 65'

The words of the last of the Tarahumara shamans alternate with Artaud’s texts about Ciguri, the higher plane of consciousness they access through peyote rituals.

Raymonde Carasco will meet the audience after the screening.

28.01 > 20:00


Ken Kesey, 1964, US, video, ov 64'

A multicolored school bus takes author Ken Kesey and his LSD-drenched bunch «furthur» to the Eastof the US, scattering flowers and outrage throughout the country. Luckily, Kesey had taken along his camera.

+ Social seminar: Tom

Peter Schnitzler, 1972, US, video, ov st fr, 18'

Strangely sympathetic film commissioned by the NIMH about Tom, an archetypal hippie from back in the day. He likes psychoactive plants more than money and work, and explains what psychedelics have meant and still mean to him.

26.01 > 20:00


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Raymonde Carasco, 1999, FR, 16mm, ov fr 65'

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Raymonde Carasco, 1999, FR, 16mm, ov fr 65'

The words of the last of the Tarahumara shamans alternate with Artaud’s texts about Ciguri, the higher plane of consciousness they access through peyote rituals.

Raymonde Carasco will meet the audience after the screening.

28.01 > 20:00


Our buddy Jack Stevenon shows off his fine collection of unique bits and pieces of drug-related films. The combination of dry wit and ludicrous propaganda never fails to amuse.

04.02 > 20:00


Begrijpt u nu waarom ik huil?

vous comprenez maintenant pourquoi je pleure

Louis Van Gasteren, 1970, NL, 16mm, ov st fr, 64'

Semi-educational film about the work of world famous Dutch psychiatrist Jan Bastiaans with survivors from the Nazi camps in WWII. Bastiaans used LSD to weaken his patients" resistance against talking about their traumas. The film portrays one particular patient. Although not miraculous, the therapy seems to help a lot.

29.01 > 20:00 + 10.02 > 22:00


Paul Larsen, 2002, US, video, ov st fr, 75'

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29.01 > 18:00 + 09.02 > 22:00


Jan Kounen, 2004, FR, 35mm, ov fr 75'

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29.01 > 22:00 + 09.02 > 20:00


+ Bad trip to Edgewood

Michael Bilton, 1993, GB, video, ov st fr, 49'

Insane experiments with extremely powerful mind-altering substances were carried out by the US Army and the CIA on unwitting human subjects. Drills on acid are fun to watch, but we also get to see traumatised privates struggling with nightmared decades after the fact.

+ LSD 25

David W. Parker, 1967, US, 16mm, ov 22'

Who knows better about LSD than LSD itself? The substance puports to bust myths and teach facts about itself, but governmental bias lurks behind every frame.

+ LSD a go go

Scott Calonico, 2003, US, video, ov st fr, 10'

The Olson case, named after an army scientist who fell 10 storeys down to his death days after having been dosed with LSD by CIA operatives, is set out against a selection of drug scare fragments from the same period. Official stand and real life practice are slightly different.

04.02 > 18:00 + 17.02 > 20:00


Gavin Searle, 2001, GB, video, ov st fr, 49'

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03.02 > 20:00 + 17.02 > 22:00


Our buddy Jack Stevenon shows off his fine collection of unique bits and pieces of drug-related films. The combination of dry wit and ludicrous propaganda never fails to amuse.

04.02 > 20:00


+ LSD: insight or insanity?

Max Miller, 1968, US, 16mm, ov 15'

The true dangers of LSD objectively and honestly exposed by government appointed doctors. Don’t believe anything else !

+ Visa de censure n°X

Pierre Clementi, 1967, FR, video, ov fr 44'

A radical experiment in pictures and sound, uncompromising stuff by underground filmmaker Clementi. When film and experience merge.

+ Lucifer Rising

Kenneth Anger, 1966-80, US, 16mm, no dial, 28'

+ Invocation to my Demon Brother

Kenneth Anger, 1966-69, US, 16mm, no dial, 11'

After the first copy of Lucifer Rising was stolen by one of the actors, several different versions saw the light under two different titles. Pretty metaphysical stuff anyway, it’s Kenneth Anger after all.

05.02 > 18:00 + 11.02 > 20:00


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04.02 > 20:00


Pierre Thévenard, 1963, FR, 16mm, ov fr 113'

This is how science looked at psychoactive substances more than 40 years ago: with a distant and academic interest, prepared to take the experience but not to let it alter anything. Rare film about the work of Roger Heim, the renowned French expert on psychoactive and other mushrooms.

12.02 > 20:00


Max Whitby, 1978, GB, ov st fr, 80'

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10.02 > 20:00 + 19.02 > 18:00


This collective is dedicated to promote, distribute and preserve experimental films, from the early days up until tomorrow. They"ll use their wild card on this program to show us unusual animated pictures from the kingdom of plants.

18.02 > 20:00


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