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TRIPPING WITH NEANDERTHALS IN THE NEW AGE
SCREENING + DISCUSSION
A driven scientist (William Hurt) uses hallucinogenic mushrooms and an old isolation tank to get in touch with the original, prehistoric self he believes is locked in the cells of all humans. Rated R. Director: Ken Russell (US 1980) 102 min.
Following the film, we’ll welcome award-winning San Francisco Chronicle journalist author Don Lattin, whose books include ‘Changing Our Minds: Psychedelic Sacraments and the New Psychotherapy’ and ‘The Harvard Psychedelic Club: How Timothy Leary, Andrew Weil, Ram Dass and Huston Smith Killed the Fifties and Ushered in a New Age for America.’
THURSDAY, MAY 19 • 7:00
$12.50 General | $9. Senior • Youth • Matinée | $7 CFI Members
This presentation is part of SCIENCE ON SCREEN®, a series pairing film screenings with lively scientific discussions – an initiative of the Coolidge Corner Theatre with major support from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.