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Little Saints: Eat a Mushroom, Talk to God

  • The New Parkway Theater 474 24th St Oakland, CA, 94612 United States (map)

Little Saints: Eat a Mushroom, Talk to God
Friday, April 3, 8:20PM
The New Parkway Theater, 474 24th Street, Oakland

Little Saints is a documentary following six men and women from the United States who, along with director Oliver Quintanilla, travel to Mexico to meet an extraordinary woman and take part of an ancient ritual of psychological and physical healing.  The ingestion of psilocybe mushrooms in southern Mexico is an ancient, candlelit ritual.  The lack of external stimuli creates a space that is conducive to looking inside oneself.  While guided by Mazatec Shaman Natalia, the patients examine their issues and find answers within themselves; through prayer and energy cleansings, the Shaman purifies their spirits.  Along with their story, the film includes interviews with scientists and researchers who share their knowledge of psychedelic medicines, Mazatec traditions, and current efforts to bring this medicine to the world community.

Come see Little Saints at the New Parkway at any of these upcoming showings (advance tickets recommended):

Friday, April 3, 8:20PM

Sunday, April 5, 3:00PM

Monday, April 6, 9:30PM

Tuesday, April 7, 9:30PM

Thursday, April 9, 9:30PM

Earlier Event: April 3
Richard III
Later Event: April 3
The Ask Dr. Hal Show