December 13th, 2019 - 3:00 pm
FANTASTIC FUNGI Opening at the Cinema Art Theater
Starting on Dec 13, the Rehoboth Beach Film Society’s Cinema Art Theater will present “Fantastic Fungi,” a consciousness-shifting documentary that takes us on an immersive journey through time and scale into the magical earth beneath our feet, an underground network that can heal and save our planet.
When so many are struggling for connection, inspiration and hope, “Fantastic Fungi” brings us together as interconnected creators of our world. Through the eyes of renowned scientists and mycologists like Paul Stamets, best-selling authors Michael Pollan, Eugenia Bone, Andrew Weil and others, we become aware of the beauty, intelligence and solutions the fungi kingdom offers us in response to some of our most pressing medical, therapeutic, and environmental challenges. [US, 2019, English, 81 minutes, Rating: NR].
Matt Fagerholm of “RogerEbert.com” exclaims, “One of the year's most mind-blowing, soul-cleansing and yes, immensely entertaining triumphs.” Pamela Powell of “Reel Honest Reviews” remarks, “Using time-lapse macro cinematography, this film is simply mesmerizing, captivating you, as you find yourself forgetting to breathe.”
Screening times are 3 pm on Fri (Dec 13), 6 pm on Sat (Dec 14), 3:15 pm on Sun (Dec 15), 1 pm and 3:15 pm on Mon (Dec 16), 4:45 pm on Wed (Dec 18) and 3 pm and 6 pm on Thu (Dec 19). Admission is $8 for members and $11 for future members. Customers are encouraged to purchase tickets online. If seats are available, tickets can be purchased at the theater starting 30 minutes prior to each screening.
The mission of the RBFS is promoting cinematic arts and providing education, cultural enrichment, and opportunities for engagement for our diverse communities and audiences. The Film Society sponsors ongoing screenings, special events, and the Rehoboth Beach Independent Film Festival (November 5 – 15, 2020). Having met all the requirements for best practices in nonprofit management, the Rehoboth Beach Film Society is accredited by the Standards for Excellence Institute®. The Film Society is funded, in part, by a grant from the Delaware Division of the Arts, a state agency, in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts. The Division promotes Delaware arts events on DelawareScene.com. For more information on this series, other events, or to become a member, visit the Rehoboth Beach Film Society website at rehobothfilm.com or call 302-645-9095.