Filmmakers in attendance. Film program will be followed by Q&A
Guided by shamans and ancestral spirits, we traverse the line between the living and the dead, tradition and transformation, fiction and non-fiction. — Udval Altangerel
An animated piece that seeks to explore the role of shaminism in Korean culture.
After a botched performance as a mourner-for-hire, Mona retreats from her mother’s fury, and seeks out a shaman to cure her inability to cry.
During COVID-19, a community grapples with the complexity of grief and the necessary steps towards collective healing.
A troubled girl is taken to a local shaman for spiritual healing. Trapped by ancient beliefs, she finds peace in the physical realm.
A Native Hawaiian woman is hired by a mysterious sculptor to retrieve lava stones from a sacred riverbed deep in the forests of Hawaiʻi.
A young girl develops a friendship with a spirit who lives in an abandoned house.
Based on the ancient animistic beliefs and shamanic rituals in Mongolia and Siberia, an exploration of the indigenous worldview and wisdom.