The Substance: Albert Hofmann's LSD

Overview

This documentary explores the history of the drug LSD, as a chemical compound discovered by Albert Hofmann in 1943 in the Basel chemistry lab. Subsequent experiments conducted by Hofmann on himself and fellow scientists would prove almost spiritual in magnitude, creating a cultural phenomenon that would remain a source of questions and controversy for decades to come.
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Overview

This documentary explores the history of the drug LSD, as a chemical compound discovered by Albert Hofmann in 1943 in the Basel chemistry lab. Subsequent experiments conducted by Hofmann on himself and fellow scientists would prove almost spiritual in magnitude, creating a cultural phenomenon that would remain a source of questions and controversy for decades to come.
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Special Features

27 min. interview with filmmaker Martin Witz
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/27/2013
  • UPC: 854565001589
  • Original Release: 2011
  • Source: Icarus Films
  • Region Code: 1
  • Presentation: Black & White / Color / Wide Screen
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround
  • Time: 1:30:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 54,668

Cast & Crew

Technical Credits
Martin Witz Director
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- The Substance: Albert Hofmann's LSD
1. A Fraction Of A Milligram [10:56]
2. Wonder Drug [12:04]
3. New Consciousness [8:59]
4. Sacred And Profane [8:30]
5. Turning On [12:21]
6. In The Street [15:37]
7. Nothing Lasts [20:16]
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Disc #1 -- The Substance: Albert Hofmann's LSD
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   Chapters
   Bonus Filmmaker Interview
      Filmmaker Martin Witz Interviewed By Roberto Rippa For Rapporto Confidenziale Magazine (27min.) www.rapportoconfidenziale.org
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   About Icarus Films
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