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Nov 24 Fantastic Fungi Santa Barbara Film Premiere One Night Only!

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Fantastic Fungi Santa Barbara Film Premiere  
One Night Only!


Sunday, November 24, 4pm (doors open at 3:30pm)

Marjorie Luke Theater
721 E. Cota St Santa Barbara CA 93103

Tickets $20 General, $15 Students

VIP After Party at Barbareño’s,
A one-of-a-kind fungi-centric after party
Join Louis Schwartzberg and local Santa Barbara cultivars, foragers, & educators on the Barbareno patio
7pm, Tickets $50
205 W. Canon Perdido, Santa Barbara, 93101

Tickets can be purchased in advance online for the film, and, or VIP After Party:  https://sbfungi.brownpapertickets.com

When so many are struggling for connection, inspiration, and hope, Fantastic Fungi brings us together as interconnected creators of our world.  

Fantastic Fungi is a consciousness-shifting film that takes the audience 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.

This stunning documentary explores the power, beauty, complexity, and importance of the often-overlooked fungi kingdom, offering solutions to some of the most pressing medical and environmental challenges we face.

Fantastic Fungi is being released in tandem with the book Fantastic Fungi: How Mushrooms Can Heal, Shift Consciousness, and Save the Planet. Edited by Paul Stamets.  The book will be on sale at the event.

Louie Schwartzberg is an award-winning cinematographer, director, and producer whose notable career spans more than four decades providing breathtaking imagery using his time-lapse, high-speed and macro cinematography techniques. Schwartzberg is a visual artist who breaks barriers, connects with audiences, and tells stories that celebrate life and reveal the mysteries and wisdom of nature, people, and places.

Louie’s theatrical releases include the 3D IMAX film Mysteries of the Unseen World with National Geographic, narrated by Forest Whitaker; the documentary, Wings of Life for Disneynature, narrated by Meryl Streep, and Americas Heart and Soul for Walt Disney Studios.

Community Cosponsors:   Santa Barbara Permaculture Network, Community Environmental Council (CEC), 350SB.org, Antioch University Santa Barbara, World Business Academy, SBCC Environmental Horticulture, Fairview Gardens, Explore Ecology, Blue Sky Biochar, Mesa Harmony Garden, Quail Springs Permaculture, Center for Regenerative Agriculture (CRA), Sweetwater Collaborative, Isla Vista Food Coop, Oasis Design, Santa Barbara Aquaponics, Sustainable World Radio, LoaCom, & Edible Santa Barbara Magazine

More Info:

Fantastic Fungi Trailer

Fantastic Fungi Santa Barbara Event Page:

Fantastic Fungi website:  https://fantasticfungi.com/
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One fantastic thing about fungi beyond all the other amazing things they do is that they act as a massive genetic buffering system on our planet due to their abilities to shuffle genetic material around and mix things up.  

The movie looks great....thank you Wilfred.
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Thanks for the reminder, just bought tickets for next weekend in my area!
I just had the craziest dream. This tiny ad was in it.
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