Tag: crazywise film

Phil Borges: Is Madness a Breakdown or Initiation into a Spiritual...

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Is madness breakdown or initiation into a spiritual calling? Crazywise is a new documentary film that explores the meaning of psychosis from the perspective of traditional cultures and shamanism, following the stories of people struggling with extreme ...

Crazy or Wise? Learning From Those Who Have Transcended Psychological Crisis

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The documentaryĀ CRAZYWISE, released earlier this year, challenges Western ideas of human suffering by considering the concept that extreme states can be processes of transformation and that other cultures might have something to teach us.

Gogo Ekhaya Esima: Traditional South African Healing

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How can seeing visions and hearing voices be transformed into a spiritual gift for healing? What does the initiation ordeal into becoming a shaman involve? Gogo Ekhaya Esima was diagnosed with psychosis and confined in psychiatric hospitals before she became an initiated Sangoma healer in the Zulu tradition of South Africa.

Rethinking Madness: An Integral Vision

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FromĀ Emerging Proud: Activists from around the world are gearing up for the launch of #EmergingProud, a grassroots social movement with the goal of de-stigmatizing...

Webinar Discussion – Rethinking Madness

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A free recordingĀ of last week's webinar anchored to Phil Borges'Ā Crazywise, a documentary exploring alternative approaches to mental health, is now available. Over 4,000 people...