U.S., 2019, 81 min, Dir. Louie Schwartzberg, Not Rated
“Schwartzberg’s film quickly proves to be one of the year’s most mind-blowing, soul-cleansing and yes, immensely entertaining triumphs.” – Matt Fagerholm, RogerEbert.com
“A charming blend of science and conjecture, Fantastic Fungi wants to free your mind.” – Jeannette Catsoulis, The New York Times
Join the virtual mycelium network from the comfort of your own home! Thanks to our collaboration with the film's distributors, you can watch this enlightening documentary and support the Gables Cinema. Buy a virtual ticket using this link: https://vimeo.com/ondemand/coralgablesartcinema and a portion of the proceeds will be given to the Cinema. Rental cost is $4.99 for a 48-hour streaming period or $14.99 to stream and download any time.
Narrated by Academy Award-winner Brie Larson, Fantastic Fungi takes us on an immersive journey into the magical earth beneath our feet: an underground network with the potential to heal and save our planet. Through the eyes of renowned scientists and mycologists like Paul Stamets, best-selling authors Michael Pollan, Eugenia Bone, Andrew Weil and others, we become aware of the beauty, intelligence and solutions the fungi kingdom offers us in response to some of our most pressing medical, therapeutic, and environmental challenges.
We've partnered with several distributors to bring some of the great programming we are known for directly to your homes! Your rental of any of these films helps support the Gables Cinema while our doors are temporarily closed.