SUPPORT THE FILM

Help support the intersection of science and spirituality

Phase I

Phase II

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Goal: $500,000

Can meditation lead to expanded states of consciousness?  Are aspects of spirituality compatible with science?  How might these discoveries change our world?

If you are unable to donate, sharing on social media is the best way to help support the project.

PROJECT ROADMAP

PHASE I  (complete)

Budget: $145,000

  • 26 shoots in the U.S. and abroad

  • 100-day meditation pilot study:

    • 10,241 behavioral data points​

    • 96 EEG sessions

    • 20 blood samples

    • 2 brain MRIs

  • Preliminary analysis & editing of ​footage

  • Fundraising website + data analysis tools

PHASE II  (fundraising in progress)

Budget: $436,380 (pdf)

  • Design and execute an expanded study based on the success of the pilot

  • Capture footage of the study and aftermath, including additional interviews with experts.

  • Source an editor

  • Publish research results

  • Complete post-production

PHASE III

Budget: TBD
Phase III consists of marketing and distribution.

  • Submit film to festivals

  • Approach distributors

  • Marketing + outreach

YOU RECEIVE:

  • Exclusive behind-the-scenes content and real-time updates on the film's progress.

  • A sneak preview of rough cuts of the film.

  • Your name in the credits!

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© 1987 Joseph Alexander
Used with permission