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Chicago Premier of the Documentary Film "Fantastic Fungi"

Director Loiue Schwartzberg appears for Q&A opening weekend

This revealing and marvelously mind-boggling documentary explores the hidden kingdom of mushrooms, the unique fruit of mycelium, an all-pervasive fungal network that not only lives beneath our feet but subversively dominates the earth. The Fifties rockabilly hit “There Was a Fungus Among Us” unwittingly proclaimed the fact: mycelium is everywhere, whether seen or unseen. Experts including groundbreaking scientist/mycologist Paul Stamets and authors Michael Pollan, Eugenia Bone, and Andrew Weil reveal the ways in which mushrooms harbor a vast and barely explored potential for healing, renewing the environment, providing sustenance, and altering consciousness, but only if mankind is savvy enough to tap their enormous power.

Director Louie Schwartzberg is scheduled to appear for audience discussion on Friday (8 pm only; tentative) and Saturday.

TIMES: Friday, October 18-Thursday, October 24 Fri., 10/18 at 2 pm and 8 pm; Sat., 10/19 at 5 pm; Sun., 10/20 at 3:30 pm; Mon., 10/21 at 6 pm; Tue., 10/22 at 7:45 pm; Wed., 10/23 at 6 pm; Thu., 10/24 at 8:15 pm

Date & Time

Weekly on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Saturday

Oct 18, 2019 through Oct 24, 2019

12:00AM

Add to Calendar 10/18/201912:00 AM 10/18/201911:59 PM America/Chicago Chicago Premier of the Documentary Film "Fantastic Fungi" This revealing and marvelously mind-boggling documentary explores the hidden kingdom of mushrooms, the unique fruit of mycelium, an all-pervasive fungal... More info at www.dupageneighbors.com/events/173222/chicago-premier-of-the-documentary-film-fantastic-fungi- Gene Siskel Film Center of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago 164 N. State St , Chicago, IL 60601 FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=SU,MO,TU,WE,SA;INTERVAL=1;UNTIL=20191024 axEakIwmdzNKaowyWmiv58927

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(312) 846 2800

$12/general, $7/students, $6/members, $5/SAIC

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