Graduate Theological Union

Heaven, Hell and Other Places: New Artists' Documentary about Emanuel Swedenborg

Dates: 
Monday, April 15, 2013 - 6:30pm

Heaven, Hell and Other Places: A Film about Emanuel SwedenborgScreening and DVD Release Party with film-directors Jacob Cartwright and Nick Jordan

Doug Adams Gallery/Bade Museum, Pacific School of Religion, 1798 Scenic Avenue, Berkeley

Join us for the west-coast premiere of a new documentary film about the Swedish scientist-mystic Emanuel Swedenborg, the man Jose Louis Borges called “the most interesting man in recorded history.” Award-winning film-makers Jacob Cartwright and Nick Jordan will be present for a podium discussion about their work; the artists will also screen several additional short films related to their interests in 19th century Romanticism. DVD artist-editions of the film, with an accompanying full-color booklet that features essays by Gary Lachman and the novelist Philip Makatrewicz, will be available for purchase and signing. Wine reception with the artists at 6:30 / film screening starts at 7:30

Co-sponsored by CARE (Center for Arts, Religion, and Education) and the Swedenborgian House of Studies at Pacific School of Religion