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Directed by Nik Sheehan
Canada, 2008
Documentary, Music

Synopsis

Based on John Geiger’s book Chapel of Extreme Experience, Nik Sheehan’s FLicKeR is a fascinating voyage into the life of artist and mystic Brion Gysin and his legendary invention the dream machine, a device that projects stroboscopic light, provoking a “drugless high” and cinematic hallucinations.

Synopsis

Based on John Geiger’s book Chapel of Extreme Experience, Nik Sheehan’s FLicKeR is a fascinating voyage into the life of artist and mystic Brion Gysin and his legendary invention the dream machine, a device that projects stroboscopic light, provoking a “drugless high” and cinematic hallucinations.

FlickerDirected byNik Sheehan

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Awards & Festivals

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CPH:DOX
2008
Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival
2008 | Winner: Canadian Feature (Special Jury Prize)

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