Fantastic Fungi Day happens in the virtual world this Thu, Mar 26 — and you’ll have a chance to watch the documentary FANTASTIC FUNGI (for the first time, or again) at home, thanks to our collaboration with the film's distributor, Area 23a Films. Your virtual ticket link provides a 48-hour streaming period. Note: FANTASTIC FUNGI is watchable on your computer, tablet, mobile device, or on the Vimeo app on Roku or AppleTV.
FANTASTIC FUNGI 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 offers us in response to some of our most pressing medical, therapeutic and environmental challenges.
“Though its generic title may evoke memories of the archaic science videos you fell asleep to in grade school, Schwartzberg’s film quickly proves to be one of the year’s most mind-blowing, soul-cleansing and yes, immensely entertaining triumphs.” —Matt Fagerholm, rogerebert.com “Louie Schwartzberg's lightly informative, delightfully kooky documentary, FANTASTIC FUNGI, offers nothing less than a model for planetary survival.” —Jeannette Catsoulis, New York Times
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