Viewing: March 26,2020
Director: Louie Schwartzberg
“Fantastic Fungi,” the critically lauded and audience-loved documentary makes its return to The Athena Cinema for one night only in a worldwide streaming event. A simulcast featuring director Louie Schwartzberg, mycologist Paul Stamets and other special guests included.
Fantastic Fungi, directed by Louie Schwartzberg, is a consciousness-shifting film 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 Michael Pollan, Eugenia Bone, Andrew Weil and others, we become aware of the beauty, intelligence and solutions the fungi kingdom offer us in response to some of our most pressing medical, therapeutic, and environmental challenges.