The Vision and the Voice: The Cinema of the Occult

by solar anus
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“Magick is the Science of understanding oneself and one’s conditions. It is the Art of applying that understanding in action.”
Aleister Crowley (Magick in Theory and Practice)

Not long since its inception the cinematic picture has depicted various mystical traditions from the Ancient world as well as from industrialized Western modernity. I will attempt to represent every system and Mystery Tradition that has been adapted into film. From the Greek, Roman, Vedic, Sumerian, Egyptian, and Norse mythologies to Jewish mysticism. From early Christian Gnosticism to Western Hermeticism. From Voudon to Voudo, and...

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