Fantastic Fungi (2019 Film)
Screened in association with NEW ERA: EXPLORING CLIMATE CHANGE Exhibition at Solstice Arts Centre, 12 September - 6 November 2020. The exhibition will be open for one hour before the screening.
Fantastic Fungi is a consciousness-shifting film about the mycelium network that takes us on an immersive journey through time and scale into the magical earth beneath our feet, an underground network that can heal and save our planet. Through the eyes of renowned scientists and mycologists like Paul Stamets, best-selling authors like Michael Pollan, Eugenia Bone, Andrew Weil and others, we become aware of the beauty, intelligence and solutions that fungi kingdom offers in response to some of our most pressing medical, therapeutic, and environmental challenges.
- Writer: Mark Monroe
- Narrated by Brie Larson
- Producer: Louie Schwartzberg, Lyn Davis Lear, Elease Lui Stemp
- Cast: Paul Stamets, Michael Pollan, Andrew Weil, Eugenia Bone, Suzanne Simard
- Rating: Not Rated
- Running Time: 81 Minutes
- Distributor: Area 23a