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“Man’s Right to Know” [Documentary] (Video)

Wilhelm Reich was a physician and scientist whose investigation of energy in human emotions led to the discovery of what he termed “orgone” energy. Reich’s research found that this energy exists in all living matter, and the cosmos. But why would this research incite the U.S. government to imprison him and seek out and literally burn all books they could find that even made mention of orgone energy?…

“Heavy Traffic” [Film] (Video)

Michael, a young artist who lives with his neurotic mother and two-timing father, escapes the absurd and often ugly side of life on New York’s tough streets by satirizing its rich yet wacky characters in wildly entertaining cartoons. From the gruff homeless and wisecracking prostitutes to gun-toting gangsters and corrupt cops, Michael’s world becomes an outlandish kaleidoscope of shocking images and horrifying events that are either a testament of his wild imagination or a reminder of the strangeness of reality…

“Dark Fellowships: Vril Society” [Documentary] (Video)

The Vril Society (also known as the Lodge of Light or the Luminous Lodge) was one of the most influential occult groups in post-WWI Germany. Much like the Thule Society, this organization was at the base of the Nazi gnosis for the early leaders of the movement. Legend has it that the original members of the society believed they could live under the Earth and fly to faraway stars powered by a mysterious substance called “Vril”, and that one day they’d rule the world. Like many dark fellowships, remnants of this group still exist today, a century after its founding…

“Eye of the Phoenix: Secrets of the Dollar Bill” [Documentary] (Video)

This stirring film examines the much-talked-about dollar bill, and the symbols it bears. Why did President Franklin D. Roosevelt and then Secretary of Agriculture (later Vice President of the United States) Henry A. Wallace (both confirmed Freemasons) decide to add the Eye of Providence (aka “All-Seeing Eye of God”) to the dollar bill in 1935? How were these American leaders influenced by the Russian mystic Nicholas Roerich? Is the eagle depicted in the Great Seal of the United States meant to represent a phoenix? What is the significance and/or purpose of these occult symbols?…

“The Elephant Man” [Film] (Video)

Based on a true story, “The Elephant Man” tells the tale of a Victorian surgeon (played by Anthony Hopkins) out to rescue a heavily disfigured man named John Merrick (depicting the real-life figure, Joseph Merrick), dubbed the “Elephant Man”, who is mistreated while scraping a living as a sideshow freak. The film succeeds in revealing that behind this man’s monstrous facade is an intelligent, sensitive human being…

“Billie Holiday: Sensational Lady” [Documentary] (Video)

Considered by many to be the greatest jazz vocalist of all time, Billie Holiday lived a tempestuous and difficult life. Her singing expressed an incredible depth of emotion that spoke of hard times and injustice, as well as triumph. Though her career was relatively short and often erratic, she left behind a body of work as great as any vocalist before or since…

“Julien Donkey Boy” [Film] (Video)

This portrait of the effects of schizophrenia on a dysfunctional family life introduces us to a schizophrenic boy named Julien (played by Ewen Bremner) who works in a school for the blind. The film was written and directed by Harmony Korine and also stars Chloë Sevigny as Julien’s sister, Pearl, and renowned New German Cinema filmmaker Werner Herzog as Julien’s father…

“Decoding the Past: The Other Nostradamus” [Documentary] (Video)

Edgar Cayce, nicknamed “The Sleeping Prophet”, is the most documented psychic of the 20th century and is often credited as the father of holistic medicine. For more than 40 years of his adult life, Cayce gave psychic “readings” (divinations) to thousands of seekers while in an unconscious state, diagnosing illnesses, and unveiling past lives and prophecies yet to come. But who, exactly, was this controversial American mysticist?…

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