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VISIONS OF PARADISE
Classification: Exempt - Ronin Recommends: PG
Runtime: 44 min
Produced In: Australia
Directed By: Adrian Norman
Produced By: Adrian Norman
Visions of Paradise (Adrian Norman 2009) is a challenging, intelligent and thought-provoking documentary about the need to belong and find purpose and meaning in life.
Through candid interviews and with reference to famous psychological studies along with commentary from cult experts, Visions of Paradise is a timely warning to all about the continuing attraction of cults and fundamentalist thinking in the 21st century.
Visions of Paradise is structured in five parts and can be viewed in one sitting (44 minutes) or watched part-by-part with activities prior to and following each viewing.
A study guide accompanies the DVD.
Follow this link to the view the VISIONS OF PARADISE trailer: www.youtube.com/watch?v=_zxV0782uNk
21/03/10- Adrian Norman is interviewed by Rachael Kohn from Radio National (Brisbane) to listen to the interviews, follow the link below:
Read the article from the Sydney Morning Herald: "In thrall to a cult: how the unwary fall victim to mind control". Includes interview excerpts with the filmmaker, Adrian Norman. Follow the link below:
- preview Click here to download VISIONS OF PARADISE study guide (PDF 747.1 kb)
- preview Click here to download Adrian Norman interview in Australian Skeptic magazine (PDF 923.9 kb)
Article on Visions of Paradise in publication 'Education Today", Term 1 2010 Vol 10 (1)