Two Stanford Films at Hot Docs Film Festival
At this year's Hot Docs film festival, there will be two Stanford films in the line-up.
Entitles With Knowledge: Returning filmmaker Maxwell Mueller (last year's Strange Bedfellows) documents his attempts to treat his depression and connect to his inner child and nature with the help of psilocybin-assisted therapy. Jumping from personal experiences to those of the mushroom foragers, growers and dealers he meets along the way, this visual stream-of-consciousness goes within and without to show that feeling is healing. (Angie Driscoll)
Still Waters: Through a series of extraordinarily honest and intimate conversations, filmmaker Aurora Brachman examines the intergenerational fallout of the sexual abuse her mother endured as a child. Together, they forge a path forward that offers them a new beginning. (Eileen Arandiga)