2021 ILLUMINATE Film Festival

Conscious Shorts II – Freedom in Contemplation

Expired May 27, 2021 6:59 AM
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Short films include Dottie, Day of a Stranger, LOTUS, and Larry Rosenberg: Long Path Home.

Program includes live virtual Q&A on Thursday, May 20, Noon PDT with: 

Dandan Liu, director, Dottie

Cassidy Hall, director, Day of a Stranger

Angelika Fürstler, director, LOTUS

Marty Ostrow, director, Larry Rosenberg: Long Path Home


Inspired by Angelika’s near-death experience and personal awakening, we are immersed in a cycle of rebirth, growth, and transformation. Both dramatic and poetic, LOTUS invites the viewer to dive deep within, to reconnect with the soul, and to experience the profound power of life.

  • Year
  • Runtime
    9 minutes
  • Language
  • Country
    France, United States
  • Premiere
  • Director
    Angelika Fürstler, Austin Ahlborg
  • Screenwriter
    Angelika Fürstler
  • Producer
    Angelika Fürstler, Good Form
  • Cast
    Actress - Angelika Fürstler, Temazcal - Octavio Yah
  • Cinematographer
    Austin Ahlborg
  • Editor
    Erik T. Butts
  • Composer
    Oliver Riz
  • Sound Design
    Jonny Dyas