This assignment is related to the course material on States of Consciousness. You should review the textbook and lectures on this topic before beginning this assignment. You need to submit an original post and then comment on two of your peers’ posts in order to earn credit for this assignment. Your original post should be a minimum of 250 words and each peer comment should be a minimum of 100 words.
Choose any movie (must be at least 1 hour long) that is about altered states of consciousness. This can be about drugs, alcohol, sleep, dreams, hypnosis, religious experiences (that alter consciousness) – anything where altered consciousness is at the forefront of the film. Tip: If you can apply the assignment’s prompts to the movie, then it is an appropriate choice for this assignment!
Some movie examples include (but are not limited to):
- Requiem for Dream
- Icaros: A Vision
- Dead Awake
- Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
- What the Bleep Do We Know?
- DMT: The Spirt Molecule
- Sleep Dealer
- Huicholes: The Last Peyote Guardians
- Documentaries on spiritual experiences or autobiographical films