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Altered States

Cabaret Cinema

Friday, November 13, 2015
9:30 PM–11:30 PM

1980, USA, Ken Russell, 102 min.

With William Hurt, Blair Brown, and Bob Balaban

Introduced by Climate Museum director Miranda Massie and writer Matthew Sharpe

“What dignifies the yogic practices is that the belief system itself is not truly religious. There is no Buddhist God per se. It is the self, the individual mind, that contains immortality and ultimate truth.”

A Harvard scientist conducts experiments on himself with a hallucinatory drug and an isolation chamber, which may be causing him to regress genetically.

“The movie itself has many of the qualities of its chief character, who is obsessive, exciting, scary, wildly energetic, and a very odd bird indeed.” —Janet Maslin, The New York Times

Tickets: $10.00

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