Subjects: Physical and Mental Health, Science and Nature
It's not Magic, It's Medicine
After years of prescription medications failed her a suicidal woman, Adrianne, turns to underground healers to try and overcome her depression, anxiety, and opioid addiction with illegal psychedelic medicine like magic mushrooms and iboga.
Winner of the Audience Award at the 2019 Melbourne Documentary Film Festival and the Audience Award at the 2019 Santa Cruz Film Festival
“Beyond its message and intent, Chandler’s film is a raw and insightful portrait of the psychology fueling addiction, and how the healing of pain and depression must be tackled in a healthy way."– Roger-Ebert.com
“Inspiring, raw… It will open your eyes, and your heart.” -(Mark Achbar, director of THE CORPORATION)
About the filmmaker
Tyler Chandler is a Canadian documentary producer and director. His directorial debut is the award winning feature documentary, DOSED, about the therapeutic use of psychedelics like magic mushrooms and iboga to help people overcome mental health issues including depression, anxiety, and opioid addiction. Prior to DOSED Tyler produced two other feature documentaries, winning three awards.