DYING TO KNOW: RAM DASS & TIMOTHY LEARY (2014)
1960’s, Harvard Psychology Professors Timothy Leary & Richard Alpert began probing the edges of consciousness through their experiments with psychedelics. Leary challenged convention spawning a global counter culture movement, landing in prison. Alpert journeyed to India becoming Ram Dass, a spiritual teacher for an entire generation & is still teaching. Footage spans 80 years inviting us into the future – encouraging us to ponder questions about life, drugs & the biggest mystery of all: death.
DOCUMENTARY | 2min (TRAILER)
CAST: Timothy Leary, Richard Alpert (aka Ram Dass), Robert Redford (Narrator), Roshi Joan Halifax, Andrew Weil, MD
DIRECTOR: Gay Dillingham
PRODUCERS: Gay Dillingham, Michael Donnelly
WRITER: David Leach