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'Eduardo the Healer' (1978)

‘Eduardo the Healer’ (1978)

‘Eduardo the Healer’ (originally ‘Eduardo el Curandero’) is a nice little find – a fly-on-the-wall ethnobotanical documentary following sympathetic Peruvian sculptor, folk healer/ shaman, former trainee priest & fisherman Eduardo Calderón over the course of a typical day…

'Hamilton's Pharmacopeia' series

‘Hamilton’s Pharmacopeia’ (2011-present)

We’ve been enjoying Vice’s excellent TV documentary series ‘Hamilton’s Pharmacopeia’ since its inception in 2011 & – with the recent premiering of the second season of the show – we figured it was about time we highlighted it on Dissident Reality…

Hans Christian Andersen – ‘The Old Grave-Stone’

Danish writer Hans Christian Andersen (1805-1875) is now chiefly remembered for his popular fairy tales, despite his broader output as a prolific author of novels, travelogues, plays & poems. The story featured here, ‘The Old Grave-Stone’, has also been translated as ‘The Old Tombstone’ & was originally published in 1852.

Talks in Manchester (Autumn 2017-Spring 2018)

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Recommended

Upcoming talks in Manchester, on subjects including monogamy, immigration, psychedelic research, drug legislation, criminology and North Korea…

Talks in London (Autumn 2017-Spring 2018)

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Recommended

A list of upcoming talks in London, including on subjects such as Ayahuasca, drug legislation, criminology & criminal psychology, psychedelic research, vaginas and more…


‘The Sunshine Makers’ (2015)

This entry is part 16 of 16 in the series Countercultural History

‘The Sunshine Makers’ is a 2015 documentary by Cosmo Feilding-Mellen, covering the fabled exploits of American clandestine LSD chemists Nick Sand and Tim Scully…