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[Los Angeles] Getting the word out: Filming the Healing Powers of Weed & Plants

  • Collective HQ 3770 Selby Avenue Los Angeles, CA, 90034 United States (map)

Doors open at 7:00 PM for mingling and tea. Tea provided by the I.AM.LIFE Guayusa Tea Lounge.
Presentation will begin at 8:00 PM.

Getting the word out: Filming 'The Healing Powers (of Weed, Plants, and Other Mindful Practices)'

Current research reveals how our, (and our ancestor's) experiences are stored in our body on a physical and cellular level. e receive no manual how to process tse experience, and the results of these unprocessed traumas can be seen in the dire state of the world. owever, psychedelics and mind altering practice, when taken correctly, re proving incredibly effective in eaching us how to process, and operate in a more authentic aligned manner. But due to the stigma from the war on drugs, laws, and general lack of education, people don't have the legal option of working with these medicines. The Healing Powers (of weed, plants, and other mindful experiences) is a documentary serie that seeks to change that. Join us in a preview screening of The Healing Powers and a discussion where we explore what needs to happen to bring more people to the conversation on psychedelics.

Mareesa Stertz is a LA based filmmaker, host, and KRI certified Kundalini Yoga Teacher who's created the documentary series, "The Healing Powers (of Weed, Plants, and Other Mindful Practices). She has spent her entire life on a journey of personal growth and in the last five years, has traveled the world to document stories that share how mind-altering practices have the power to shift consciousness and improve lives. She is passionate about informing the public, helping people gain access to healing, and ending this war on drugs. Mareesa’s work has been featured by Viceland, 60SecDocs, IFC, SPIN, Participant and has been shown in numerous film festivals around the world.

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Pre-sale tickets are $15 and door price is $20. We have a limited number of volunteer positions if you can't afford the ticket price (please email, first come, first serve).

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Street parking is available. Please be mindful of signs. Allow extra time if you can, as finding a space can be difficult.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: This group is being designed as a secure space. It is not a place to seek, encourage, or participate in the procurement of controlled substances. Do not bring, buy, sell, transfer, or arrive on any illegal substances, or swap information on how to buy them. Members who violate these basic house rules will be removed from the group and will not be allowed to attend future events.