Come to Northampton's one night only screening of the inspirational documentary WAKE UP!

Jonas Elrod was leading an ordinary life until he woke up one day to a totally new reality. He suddenly could see and hear angels, demons, auras and ghosts. The documentary WAKE UP follows this fascinating story of an average guy who inexplicably developed the ability to access other dimensions. With his loving but skeptical girlfriend by his side, Jonas crisscrosses the country as he searches for answers and delves deeper into this thrilling world of the phenomenal and spiritual. Along the way, he encounters an amazing group of religious teachers, scientists, mystics and spiritual healers who help him piece together this intricate puzzle.

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Wake Up

Screening sponsored by the Smith College Film Studies Program

With support from The Office of Religious and Spiritual Life, The Philosophy Department, and Smith College Lecture Fund

Time: 7:00pm, Tuesday October 18th
Screening followed by Q&A with Jonas Elrod, film's main subject and director, and editor Chris Seward.

Location: Smith College Campus, Seelye 201
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Free, open to the public, and wheelchair accessible.

For disability access information or accommodations requests, please call (413) 585-2407. To request a sign language interpreter, call (413) 585-2071 (Voice or TTY) or email ods@smith.edu at least 10 days before the event.



Co-executive producer Trudie Styler says about WAKE UP, "It is a call to consciousness to everyone who sees it; an invitation to accept that there is more to this life than meets the eye. " And documentary filmmaker Joe Berliner (BROTHERS KEEPER, PARADISE LOST, CRUDE) calls it, "A hugely important, life-changing film."

WAKE UP had its festival premiere at SXSW Film Festival in March 2009 and its New York City premiere hosted by Sting and Trudie Styler (Co- Executive Producer) in April 2010. It includes interviews with many renowned scientists, teachers and spiritual leaders such as mystic JZ Knight, Sufi Master Llewellyn Vaughn-Lee, Stephan A. Schwartz, Ph.D., Gary E. Schwartz, Ph.D., Abdi Assadi, Zen Buddhist Roshi Joan Halifax and Roger Nelson. Editor and co-producer Chris Seward (FAHRENHEIT 9/11, SICKO, 2012: TIME FOR CHANGE) rounds out the producing team.

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