TheOldCraft.com, formerly NettlesGarden.com, is dedicated to Witchcraft, Hermetics, Magick,  Alchemy featuring the biographies of occult personalities, interviews, and articles written by practitioners for practitioners. Hand-editing was used to obtain the vintage style of the movie, which otherwise is better to be described as science fiction. One would be the question, how to heal human defects in ways alternative to the classical political or religious approaches. However, as a consequence, she gets into trouble with an evil spirit which was attracted during the seance. »I didn’t think you were real…« she adds. The idea of the film occurred to the director while he was attending a tech-myth production workshop, out of the desire to experiment with sound and visuals in order to create something aesthetically different from the commercial norms. The first film »The Blacksmith« is a spiritual journey into Ukraine, while the second film, »Christ/el« contains at least a few memories of Eastern Germany. Festival director Sara Wundersaar Ferro (Italy) and Technical Director Chris Weil (Germany) are happy with the outcome. Intended for or likely to be understood by only a small number of … He was so nice to hand me out a copy of his debut album, “Eleutherios”, which – positively – surprised me. Please enable JavaScript to experience Vimeo in all of its glory. The director of the film, Carlo Trombino sees this documentary as a method of documenting history outside of academic institutions, which is strongly linked to Jesi’s relationship with the academy and the history of Turin as a capital of culture. Mystic Festival Bilety online w najniższej Cenie - bez pośredników! Take Calder Hwy/M79 to Newbridge Rd in Shelbourne – 1 h 36 min (150 km) Turn right onto Newbridge Rd – 12 min (18.9 km) He is nowadays mainly a Neo-folk musician, after leaving his career behind as spy for the US army. Maybe because it compensated me post-hoc for all the experiences with irrational teachers, and other themselves well-educated deeming persons in society I had to deal with when I was the same age as Jenny. With kind regards So I like the ritual aspects of having an altar…«. The film presents itself as a documentary, which tries to reconstruct a lost fictional Soviet film (destroyed by the authorities) by the likewise fictitious Dr. Joseph H. Stanislaw. Relive all the action with our official Esoteric Festival 2018 Aftermovie created by Jurassic Melbourne ! Plus. Not only their working style and the environment is rural but set in a stage which so far has suffered little exposure to modern lifestyle. At Esoteric we believe small & intimate is the new big as it brings the energy & vibes like none other. »Tau is, at once, a fiction film on spirits, a documentary on the passing of time in a small town and a portrait of Catalan traditional culture«. So basically he died the same way as he had lived his life. The film shows the »rarely seen rite of the Armenian Church with the sound of monastic ritual chant« (Zareh Tjeknavorian) which is a passing ceremony that interprets the soul’s metamorphosis and transition into the next world. The director summarizes the storyline as »A lonely woman attempts to regain her youth through her taxidermy and spell books«, which is a quite good fit for this horror film with Sissy O’Hara in the key cast. Thus, a game of change that allows the players to transcend their suffering and unite with alchemical archetypes. The name of the movie, Niggun, refers to the religious Jewish song of worship which may hint towards the ideal the two characters are looking for that just like music, is not found in matter, but it is just as real and acts on a physical level. »Hellsaga« or »A Swedish Viking Saga« is a 12-minute color-short film by director Viking Almquist from Sweden, and was screened in Swedish with English subtitles on the FHIFF. Being conscious of this can not only rise one’s individual vibration but also contribute in rising the world’s vibration. Best described with the genres Horror, Supernatural and Ghost stories the about 1 hour and 14 minutes lasting film is mostly black and white but has also some scenes in color. About Ital. One of the burials stood out, as it belonged to an approximately 1,50-meter tall woman, about 45 years old. I did several searched online for several of the titles but having no luck so far I thought best to ask you. What an honour to be apart of the magic for their second year of providing such a wonderful, psychedelic utopia. However, during his research, Matteo came into contact with the world of Gnosticism. Directed by actress and director Marinah Janello, the 14-minute and 55 seconds lasting short film from 2017 was shot in the United States and the story focuses on a woman’s struggle with aging. You’re speaking to yourself through yourself, to your highest self. Through the lessons she shares in this documentary, the audience is able to acquire a deeper understanding of her healing practice and gain insight into her healer’s way of life and the journey she makes. The Italian feature-length documentary of about 60 minutes explores the life of Furio Jesi. For me, they were obviously among the most interesting films on the festival. The video’s emphasis is on facing fears and challenges without being altered by the battle against them. In the film, while working on one of his unique pieces of jewelry James C. Kirby explains the philosophy behind »black magick« as understood by him and probably many members of the  Temple of Set. By real name Dixie Deerman and of Northern Irish ancestry, Lady Passion has been a »public witch« since 1976, counsels clients since 1979, focuses on herbal medicines, divinations, but is also a registered nurse since the late 1980ies. While the plot itself can be told shortly, the various layers of meaning attached to the movie cannot. The chess figure set used has its own website here. Informacje, Aktualności, Zespoły: Oficjalna strona Festiwalu: Mystic Festival 2021 - 2-4 czerwca - Stocznia Gdańska Master Annalisa Adami is an Italian woman who became a successful homeopathy practitioner, Guru, and healer in Berlin, Germany. Melbourne, Australia. The brainwashed society, which’s individuals do not even realize that they are living a dream woven by someone else can be indeed used as a parallel for the illusional veil of Maya, which can be lifted by enlightenment. Meanwhile, we strongly recommend the extensive official website for the film. Languages were Spanish and English with English subtitles. Accordingly, the title»Christ/el« refers with the first part to someone who is a Christian, and if read entirely to the name Christel,his mother. The German 30-minute film »The Blacksmith« by directors Ivan Andrianov and Nina Gudme was filmed in Ukraine, had its Italian premiere at the FHIFF in Venice (World premier was at Cannes Film Festival) and screened in Ukrainian with English subtitles. And indeed, both films in this category showed popular attempts to somehow reconcile esoteric thinking, healing and science. Winner of the Kenneth award for the best music video at FHIFF 2018, »Thrill Over Fear« is a Greek music video of the music duo A Flow Mobz, directed by John Katehis. but of course starting with one is already great. © CHRYSALIS – All rights reserved. Alongside some deformations of the bones, which suggest a walking impairment since birth, the grave goods lead scientists to the conclusion that the grave belonged to a tribal shaman: not less than two weasel skulls, 50 turtle shells, the bones of an eagle wing, a wild boar, and even the bones of a human foot as well as a basalt-bowl should accompany the shaman on her way to the otherworld. The 2nd lineup includes the likes of Aho, Dapanji, Replay, James Copeland, Sentient… Esoteric Festival 2nd Round Artist Lineup on Vimeo We must claim the pearl from the dragon and remember our divine origin to return to the light. The fifth category on the FHIFF was »Gnosis: Good vs. Evil« and featured one of my favorite films – »Metanoia, Metanoia«. The genre of the film can be best described as experimental, dance and musical short film without dialogues and shows two dancing travelers in »Shivta«, the ruins of an old city on the former spice route in the »Negev desert« of southern Israel. Not being an organized religion, it is something he can resonate with, and now (re-)discovers everywhere. The special mention winner at FHIFF 2018, Vibration: »The Symphony of Life« is a documentary filmed in the United Stated and directed by Justin Wilkinson. To ensure our community stays cool, small and intimate we are capping the festival to a maximum of 3000 people for 2018 and beyond. However, the question whether we are alone in space or if the real monsters are actually already among us remains interesting. Though director Ric Salvador is not a believer in any esoteric current himself, he likes to borrow the symbols to express his own philosophical attempts. “The Symphony of Life” in the title refers to how one’s individual vibration participates in the “greater symphony of life”, by receiving and transmitting notes and frequencies that alter their state of being. Meanwhile, Sara and Chris already plan the next edition for 1st and 2nd of March 2019. The 3rd round music lineup has dropped feat 36 carefully handpicked acts from Australia's best for Esoteric Festival 2018 ! Or as Gerard Gil declares for NettlesGarden.com: »I often found myself in a situation where I had to film some images for a program and, meanwhile, I noticed the really interesting images where happening aside. »TAU, the Daemon and the City« was the last film shown on the 2018 edition of the FHIFF and won 3 awards: The Fludd Award for the best cinematography, the Cagliostro Award for the best storytelling and the Jury Award. Scientists discovered there in 2008 about 25 skeletons, most of them buried together, and belonging to the Natufian culture (12,000 – 9,000 BC) from the Levante; a transition between hunter and gathering cultures to early farmer societies. Accordingly, the movie explores the journey of the two dancers in the desert, after a strange door appears out of nowhere or »like a Fata-morgana«. Hi Alexander An important ingredient in alchemy most forget about. While the first part shows the soldier’s descending into the blackness, the second part shows the process of transformation and rebirth in a pretty universal matter: Following a woman in a robe making the sign of Harpocrates into the underworld accompanied by the IAO-Formula (Isis, Apophis, Osiris), the journey leads directly into the tombs. Esoteric Festival In the book, the Idiot has never experienced real human connection, despite the fact that he has telepathic abilities. James was an artist from Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada and Magister Templi in the Temple of Set until his death, in late autumn 2017. Esoteric Festival will be held at the same venue as last year amongst the gumtrees in Donald, Western Victoria. The documentary had its European premiere at the Hermetic Film Festival 2018 in Venice. The fourth category of the festival was »Kabbalah and Antiquity« – it is easy to relate this to Chesed, the fourth Sephirah, as Jupiter is the order bringing principle. This synthesis of science and mysticism is said to be able to produce practical applications for those who want to make good use of vibration in their lives, and some of these techniques are presented in the documentary. I enjoyed the music and the rural images a lot, it reminded me often of Transylvania before joining the EU. © Left Hand Path – All rights reserved. A playlist featuring Android Spirit, Capital Monkey, Seven Monkeys, and others Deeply Absurd Lucidity is the winner of the Ficino Award for the best editing at FHIFF 2018. From an occult point of view, a good choice anyways . Stream Soulquench Live @ Esoteric Festival 2018 - Ascension Stage Opening DJ Set - [5PM-6PM - 138 Bpm] by SOULQUENCH from desktop or your mobile device A good question, to end a film festival around the Hermetic tradition, which owns so much to the works of the Platonists. The Italian documentary of about one hour runtime directed by Giovanna Poldi Allai follows the journey of the master of “The awakening of the healer” school of homeopathy, Annalisa Adami and homeopath Nathanael Schwartz. Given the myth and the visuals of Medusa being petrified herself in the video, it would be interesting to assume that she was petrified by her own eyes, which would be a great metaphor for facing inner demons. A detailed review with an extensive background is available here at folkhorrorrevival.com, but let’s give a short overview and some words about Arthur (Jones) Machen’s relation to the occult and the hermetic sciences: Born 1863 in Wales as Arthur Llewellyn Jones, the later »Machen« became a popular writer of fantastic and horror stories, who influenced among others H.P Lovecraft. E-Clip 660,472 views. The ironic point of the short film is that latter had been a strict believer all her life but died as a doubter (or maybe just kept the secret of her belief so hermetically well). And while the plot remained the same, he started to add various gnostic symbols to it, based on a real sound research, which made me decide to feature soon an entire stand-alone article on the film »Metanoia, Metanoia«, its mythological background and the director’s thought about it. A recording of the set performed at the Esoteric Festival in March 2018 . An important figure in their culture, Vazgen I dedicated much of his life to renewing ancient Armenian churches and attempted to reunite both wings of Armenian Christianity. I am not sure if this was what the filmmakers were thinking about while filming »Jenny Loves Satan«, but it is my take on the film, which won the Audience Award on the FHIFF 2018. 10th, 2018. The 12-year old teenager Jenny, played by Leah Black, decides to become Satanist within an act of well-through-thought rebellion: »I know that you are just simply a representation of man’s carnal nature and a symbolic rejection of false deities« sounds Jenny’s satanic prayer in her penumbrous children-room, set against the background of a wall with pink wallpapers. Esoteric Festival is a psychedelic music, arts and lifestyle gathering held on 5-9 March 2021 (Labour Day Weekend) amongst the gum trees of Donald in Western Victoria. Nominated for the Apuleio award for the best animation film and the Atalanta award for the best music at FHIFF 2018, Niggun is a short 2D animation film from Israel directed by Yoni Salmon. The short color movie of about 5 minutes shows the alchemical process of transformation of an army veteran getting back into civil life, embedded deeply in classical western hermetic symbolism best known from the Golden Dawn tradition (and it’s many successors) and hermetic freemasonry. As Tiphareth, the sixth Sephirah of Synthesis, we may go with the numbering. Otherwise, the film sticks strictly to the symbolism. At Esoteric we believe small & intimate is the new big as it brings the energy & vibes like none other. This is Esoteric. But soon she will find out, that her »symbolical rejection of false deities« quickly exposes and overburdens the quite limited capacities of many in the world around her. A condition for which neither religion nor law have found an antidote so far. The film came afterwards, going to the streets on my own, with no preconceptions on what to film, and being completely free with the camera. The film re-interprets and tells the story of the Idiot, a character from a science fiction novel, »More than Human« by Theodore Sturgeon, which inspired the movie. The film with a total runtime of 1 hour and 23 minutes is constructed as an anthology consisting 3 short films: »New Altar« and »Dioses Autonomicos« by Velasco Broca, and »The Mugging Nurse« by Julian Genisson. »Agadah« (2017) is an Italian adventure film of 126 minutes length in French, Italian, Spanish and was screened with English Subtitles. The director Luigi Parisi is a declared lover of fantasy, horror movies and thrillers and names Hitchcock and Polansky among his favorites. The journey is divided in 10 days, which correlate to the ten sephiroth of the cabalistic tree of life (the book features 66 days) and mark a cycle of initiation into a secret society, probably masonry, as Potocki was a mason himself. SoundCloud. 28 films made it into the list of finalists at the First Hermetic Film Festival 2018 in Venice Not less than 28 films, most of them with open, some with more concealed hermetic or esoteric messages or symbols, were shown about two weeks ago on the First Hermetic International Film Festival in Venice, on the 1st and the 2nd of March 2018. The term ectoplasm was coined by French Nobel Prize Winner in Medicine (1913) Charles Robert Richet. The film was screened in Italian with English subtitles and shows the moments of a rebellious leader facing the justice system in his public »re-education«. I was surprised by this because I had already styled by archon with a pearl! The 9 minutes and 25 seconds lasting movie directed by Ben Barton was shot in the UK and screened in English. The team readily admitted that they found it just easier than learning the Russian grammar, which I can confirm comes not always in handy. Esoteric Festival 2018 Szymon Paziuk. In the 12 minutes and 25 seconds lasting movie, a Rabbi and an Archaeologist from the faraway future each search for their place of origin, Earth. New users enjoy 60% OFF. Jung. This year's main stage is currently being designed with a special focus on TAS' live digital visual art performance... ;), TAS aka The Adventurous Spark is a graphic designer, visual artist and VJ, creates a unique world of psychedelic motion art and is best known for his mind-bending videos on the web. And here is our list of the 28 finalists and the 10 categories for 2018: The festival was divided into ten categories, and it was fun to reason whether they may correspond to the sephirot of the tree of live or not. Find a place to stay. I was wondering how I could watch the films/find them. 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