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A thrilling romance set during the night that Orson Welles broadcast The War of the Worlds in 1938, and announced that Martians had landed in Grover’s Mill, New Jersey, causing mass panic. 2016; 12 min. With an introduction and Q+A session with Director Alvaro Congosto!
Psychedelia - Pat Murphy (Brooklyn, New York)
This documentary thoughtfully chronicles the use of mind-altering drugs, and their ability to induce mystical, or religious, experiences, in controlled psychotherapy studies that took place prior to the counterculture of the 1960s. Blending archival footage, artistic images, and interviews with leading experts in the field of psychedelic research, Psychedelia reveals a fascinating and little-known history, that culminates with stories from participants in current research studies, whose experiences have transformed the way that they look at their inner lives and the outside world. 2015; 60 min. With an introduction and Q+A session with Director Pat Murphy! Co-sponsored by the Rutgers University Centers for Global Advancement and International Affairs (GAIA Centers)!
$12 General Admission; $10 Students + Seniors; $9 Rutgers Film Co-op/NJMAC Friends