The Secret Life of Plants


Sunday, April 16 2:30 pm
*with pre-film music by Brian Dewan playing the musical gin synthesizer.

Thursday, April 23 6:45 pm
*with pre-film happening with sound healer Fletcher Boote and her singing bowls.

Walon Green, best known as a writer (THE WILD BUNCH) also explored the wonders of nature as a documentary filmmaker, first with his Onar-winning HELLSTROM CHRONICLES (about bugs) and then, with this rarity (adapted from a bestselling book), which argues that plants are sentient beings. Along with the startling, psychedelic time-lapse cinematography, the best part is the original musical score by Stevie Wonder. (U.S., 1987, 96m)

“Plants pop and the mind boggles in this documentary about the pain and joy that plants experience, how they communicate it, and the interconnectedness of all things.” –Belcourt Theatre