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We are very pleased to announce the addition of a new member to The Fifth Sacred Thing production team, Eric Watson. Eric is a producer, writer, director, and committed environmental activist. His filmography includes several groundbreaking and critically acclaimed cinema classics including Pi, Requiem For A Dream, and The Fountain. After acting as a friend […]

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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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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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We have introduced you previously to Rena, whose blissful song “Open Me Slowly” graced our Kickstarter video in 2011.  Rena is also the mix engineer for the musical score we have been developing for the film with composer Joshua Penman.  They have recently completed “The Fifth Sacred Thing Theme”, which we will be revealing in […]

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We know many of you have seen a lot of the great art being generated by our spectacular team of concept artists, including Layil Umbralux, Jessica Perlstein, Andrew Jones, Mark Lakeman, and George “Geoglyphics” Atherton.  We also have a wonderful music team headed by composer Joshua Penman of Akara, with Rena Jones as audio engineer, […]

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Starhawk is featured along with many other prominent environmental voices in the documentary United Natures, “a film on the Rights of Mother Earth, Environmental Philosophy, Permaculture of the Inner Landscape, Wisdom and Spirituality, and a Neo-Indigenous Future for Humanity.” The film will be released on June 1, 2013, and was created by […]

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For all of you who have been part of our efforts to make The Fifth Sacred Thing movie, we wanted to just review what we’ve accomplished in 2012 and what we hope to achieve in 2013.

In the summer of 2011, we ran a very successful Kickstarter campaign that raised $76,000, money which has […]

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We began with a few questions. What is Emerald City? How do we create the world we want to live in? What are the traits we think our heroes will need?

Our mentors, Senegalese artist Charles Dabo, and Yoruba Priestess and author Luisah Teish, offered wisdom and passionate guidance as we explored traditional African Rites […]

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Hello and welcome everybody!  My name is Maya Greenwood, and I’ve been cajoled into being your tour guide for this special visit to Yerba Buena/San Francisco 2047.  Why me, you might ask?  Well, for one thing I’ve adored this city since my first glimpse of it in the Summer of Love, eighty years ago.  I […]

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I know that if you’re reading this in the Midwest or the Northeast, you may be slogging through snowbanks and shivering in the cold, but here in Califia, it’s spring.  The trees are blossoming, and the bulbs pushing up through the earth.  And with the energy of the new year and the new season, we’re […]

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