Fantastic Fungi: the Magic Beneath Us
Director: Louie Schwartzberg
2019, 74 minutes, Digital, NR
Cast: Brie Larson, narrator
Distributor: Moving Art
FANTASTIC FUNGI DAY – 3.26.20
One movie. One movement. 500 theaters worldwide. Bring the underground above ground for one epic day.
Fantastic Fungi, directed by Louie Schwartzberg, is a consciousness-shifting film that takes us 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.
Part of a nationwide screening. The film will be followed by a special, on-screen Q&A with director Louie Schwartzberg, mycologist Paul Stamets, and others.
“Fantastic Fungi is never uninteresting, and often startling in the natural beauty it reveals.” – Joe Morgenstern, The Wall Street Journal