The Shaman and The Scientist

The Shaman and The Scientist

       

                    WINNER BEST DOCUMENTARY

                  WINNER BEST DOCUMENTARY

 February 22-24, 2018

February 22-24, 2018

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WATCH ONLINE IN APRIL

Watch the film for free in as part of Letters from the Field, the April 2018 Edition  of Labocine, a digital magazine in collaboration with the IMAGINE SCIENCE FILM FESTIVAL

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Synopsis

 

The Shaman and The Scientist is a short exploration of knowledge and scientific discovery, exploring the potential of indigenous plant-based medicine in the Amazon jungle from the perspective Don Juan Tangoa Paima, a shaman who uses native plants and Ayahuasca to heal, and Dr. Dennis McKenna, an American ethnobotanist on a hunt to discover new medicines.


 
 

El Chamán y El Científico es un documental corto sobre la exploración y descubrimiento de los potenciales en la medicina tradicional basada en plantas en la jungla amazónica desde del punto de vista de Don Juan Tangoa Paima, un curandero que utiliza las plantas nativas y la Ayahuasca para curar, y el Dr. Dennis McKenna, un etnobotánico estadounidense que está en la búsqueda de descubrir medicinas nuevas.

 
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Trailer

 
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