Saturday, May 15 | 2:15 p.m. | Atlantic B
after the screening of DESCENDING THE MOUNTAIN, dir. Maartje Nevejan
Discussion: Psychedelic renaissance
Boomed in the US in the 60s, only to be curtailed by Richard Nixon less than a decade later. Research into the effects of psychoactive substances is once again gaining traction with scientists all over the world. More and more is being said about the potential benefits of psychedelics in the treatment of addiction, depression or anxiety.
Jan Szczypiński will talk about the effects of psychoactive substances on our brains, as well as the political and social attitudes towards them.