TFST 2013 Update

On 7 February 2014 By

2013 was a busy and exciting year for The Fifth Sacred Thing!  We are happy for the opportunity to share the highlights of our march toward production with you.

Making a feature film is a huge undertaking, and our efforts this year have all been directed at securing investment, financing, and champions in the industry […]

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Check out the newest items we have added to our TFST Zazzle store featuring exciting artwork from George Atherton and Jessica Perlstein! We now have phone cases, laptop covers, and expanded designs on everything from T-shirts to water bottles for all your last-minute holiday shopping. Order now for delivery by Christmas!

Here’s one of our […]

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Starhawk’s been in Cuba for two weeks at the International Permaculture Convergence. She will be home in a few days to give us all the exciting news, but in the meantime, she sends this update:

“I’m here in Cuba at the IPC, with amazing people who are doing incredible work all over the world!  I’m […]

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Permaculture—a design science, and a set of practical tools and principles for creating a future we want to live in!  Do you dream of a world that is beautiful, healthy, just, and balanced?  Where everyone has fresh food, clean air, flowing water, and thriving community?  Permaculture gives us the tools to create it, to heal […]

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Last Summer in Emerald City

On 26 November 2013 By

This past summer Jay Rosenberg, our Director of Green Projects, led a very successful 9-week job training program in the Bayview/Hunters Point community of San Francisco called “Building Emerald City.”

The program provided job readiness training in landscaping and construction, ecological design, environmental stewardship, and nature awareness for 16 young men, ages 16-23.

The students […]

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Activating Guilds

On 26 October 2013 By

Here at TFST, we’ve been very busy creating legal, financial and creative infrastructure for the development of the film. This includes concept art, original music, perfecting the screenplay, fostering connections with green businesses, pitching the film, and creating our promotional video (watch it here). We’ve designed the foundations of a green, […]

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Artist Feature- Akara

On 23 October 2013 By

The name Akara comes from the Indonesian words for “root or vine” and “ritual or performance.” We’d like to extend a warm welcome to Akara, an important member of TFST’s musical community.

NPR described Akara as a “non-stop, out-of-this-world journey.” The energy of the Akara project is inspired by the trance rituals of Bali, the […]

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We are extremely pleased to introduce you to the newest member of The Fifth Sacred Thing musical family – The Mediaeval Baebes.  Their wonderful voices grace the Uprising Theme (above) – composed by Joshua S. Penman of Akara and mixed by Rena Jones, with additional vocals by Femke Weidema and The Spiral Dance Choir, based on an […]

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