Renaissance Film

Renaissance Documentary – Online Film Screening and Panel Discussion


What do near-death experiences reveal to us about human consciousness and the nature of reality itself?

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Renaissance is a documentary which delves into this phenomenon, seeking to better understand what NDE’s mean on a scientific, human and spiritual level.

Come and enjoy an online screening of this provocative film followed by a live panel discussion with director Anthony Chene, Dr Peter Fenwick, Phyllida Anam-Áire and Dr Penny Sartori

The documentary features six guests. three of them are people who have had a near-death experience: – Barbara Bartolome – Vinney Tolman  – Penny Wittbrodt.  The three other guests are medical experts in the field of near-death experiences: – Eben Alexander, MD (Neurosurgeon, author, near-death experiencer)  – Raymond Moody, MD (Psychiatrist, philosopher, physician) – and Pim van Lommel, MD (cardiologist, author, researcher).

Anthony Chene After graduating in media journalism and audiovisual production, I first worked as video reporter within companies, media agencies and TV channels. Now, I work as a freelancer (director, video reporter) for various clients, and I also develop my own projects (documentaries, video clips, fiction). I am based in France, and I travel on a regular basis for my productions.

Phyllida Anam-Áire is a mother/grandmother, former Irish nun, writer, poet, traditional Irish singer, psychotherapist and teacher of Sacred Ritual. She is the author of four published books and two poetry books. Her book “A Celtic Book of Dying” is now included in reading list for palliative care workers.

Dr Peter Fenwick is Emeritus Consultant Neuropsychiatrist, Maudsley Hospital and Honorary Consultant Neurophysiologist, St. Thomas’ Hospital. He is Emeritus President of the Scientific and Medical Network and author with his wife Elizabeth of many books on NDEs, death and dying, including The Truth in the Light and The Art of Dying. 

David Lorimer is a visionary polymath who is Global Ambassador and Programme Director of the Scientific and Medical Network, Editor of Paradigm Explorer and Chair of the Galileo Commission. He has been creating the Mystics and Scientists conferences for 35 years and is the originator of the Beyond the Brain conferences. His most recent books are A Quest for Wisdom, his collection of poems, Better Light a Candle and, edited with Ervin Laszlo, The Great Upshift. 

Dr Penny Sartori worked as a nurse for 21 years. She undertook one of the UK’s first prospective studies of NDEs over the course of five years under the supervision of Professor Paul Badham and Dr Peter Fenwick. She was awarded a PhD for her research in 2005. She continues to research NDEs and currently works at Swansea University where she is a senior lecturer in adult nursing. She is the author of The Wisdom of Near-Death Experiences and, with Kelly Walsh, The Transformative Power of Near-Death Experiences.

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TICKETS

A Vimeo link of the film will be sent out at 5pm Friday 21 June, for your virtual screening, which is suggested to start at 5 pm Saturday 22 June. A Zoom panel discussion will follow from 7 pm – 8.30 pm on Saturday 22 June.
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: All bookings will receive a link to view the panel discussion RECORDING.

The link to view the film will be available to watch only until midnight on Sunday 23 June.

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Date

Sat, 22 June 2024

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5:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Sat, 22 June 2024
  • Time: 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Speakers

  • David Lorimer
    David Lorimer
    Writer, Lecturer, Poet, Editor

    David Lorimer, MA, PGCE, FRSA is a visionary polymath – writer, lecturer, poet and editor who is a Founder of Character Education Scotland, Programme Director of the Scientific and Medical Network  and former President of Wrekin Trust and the Swedenborg Society. David is also the Editor of Paradigm Explorer, and Chair of the Galileo Commission, which seeks the expand the evidence base of science of consciousness beyond a materialistic world view.

    Originally a merchant banker then a teacher of philosophy and modern languages at Winchester College, he is the author and editor of over a dozen books, including Survival? Death as Transition (1984,2017) Resonant Mind (originally Whole in One) (1990/2017), The Spirit of Science (1998), Thinking Beyond the Brain (2001), The Protein Crunch (with Jason Drew) and A New Renaissance (edited with Oliver Robinson). He has edited three books about the Bulgarian sage Beinsa Douno (Peter Deunov): Prophet for our Times (1991, 2015), The Circle of Sacred Dance, and Gems of Love, which is a translation of his prayers and formulas into English. His book on the ideas and work of the Prince of Wales – Radical Prince (2003) – has been translated into Dutch, Spanish and French. His most recent books are A Quest for Wisdom and his collection of poems, Better Light a Candle.

  • Peter Fenwick
    Peter Fenwick
    Emeritus Consultant Neuropsychiatrist, Emeritus Senior Lecturer

    Dr Peter Fenwick is Emeritus Consultant Neuropsychiatrist, Maudsley Hospital and Emeritus Senior Lecturer at the Institute of Psychiatry. His other appointments included Consultant Neurophysiologist at St. Thomas’s, Westminster and Broadmoor Hospitals. For ten years he was a Trustee of the Prince of Wales Foundation for Integrated Health. He is President of the Scientific and Medical Network and of the Horizon Foundation and is former Chair of the Board, The Study Society. He is the author, with his wife Elizabeth, of many books on consciousness and death, most recently The Art of Dying. His autobiography, Shining Light on Transcendence, was published last year.

  • Phyllida Anam-Áire
    Phyllida Anam-Áire
    Writer, Singer, Psychotherapist

    Phyllida Anam-Áire is a mother, grandmother, former Irish nun, writer, poet, traditional Irish singer, psychotherapist and teacher of Sacred Ritual. Phyllida is the author of four published books and two poetry books. Her book A Celtic Book of Dying is now included in reading list for palliative care workers.

  • Penny Sartori
    Penny Sartori
    Doctor

    Dr Penny Sartori worked as a nurse for 21 years. She undertook one of the UK’s first prospective studies of NDEs over the course of five years under the supervision of Professor Paul Badham and Dr Peter Fenwick. She was awarded a PhD for her research in 2005. She continues to research NDEs and currently works at Swansea University where she is a senior lecturer in adult nursing. She is the author of The Wisdom of Near-Death Experiences and, with Kelly Walsh, The Transformative Power of Near-Death Experiences.

  • Anthony Chene
    Anthony Chene
    Director

    After graduating in media journalism and audiovisual production, I first worked as video reporter within companies, media agencies and TV channels. Now, I work as a freelancer (director, video reporter) for various clients, and I also develop my own projects (documentaries, videoclips, fiction). I am based in France, and I travel on a regular basis for my productions.