A short film by Fifth Sun contributor and director Vincent Moon. Shot in January 2012, the Jathilan ritual is performed by Kudho Iaksono.
A short film by Fifth Sun contributor and director Vincent Moon. A little village not far from Pucallpa, in the heart of the peruvian Amazon. It’s complete darkness inside the maloca, where the ritual is happening once more. Justina, after singing all night long her icaros, the shipibo chants, suddenly suffocates. She has been healing various patients through the power of the most sacred of all plants.
Short film by Fifth Sun contributor and film director Vincent Moon on a rare trance ritual from the suburbs of Hanoï, a mediumship experience where participants ask for advices to the spirits, incarnated by the master of ceremony, who will in return bless the people and distribute money around.
A short film by Director Vincent Moon documenting a group of Sufi women in Chechnya.
A Short film by Vincent Moon and Jacob Kirkegaard documenting an exorcism ritual in Addis Ababa.
Robert Ashley is a giant of 20th century electronic music and performance art, and an embodiment of the DIY / anarchy / freedom / open spirit that made the 60’s such a fertile decade… (click on the photo to watch and read more)
There is no more obvious first choice for a film that epitomizes the spirit of Fifth Sun/Fifth World than Alejandro Jodorowsky’s metamorphic masterpiece The Holy Mountain. This film is the perfect distillation and further advancement of the idea of synesthesia, or the simultaneous perception of harmonic opposites… (click the photo to watch the trailer and read more)