Chasing the Present, an award-winning feature documentary.
Synopsis: A materially successful young man, riddled with anxiety embarks on a world-wide journey of self-inquiry. From the streets of NY, to the stillness of the Ganges, and deep into the jungles of Peru, he immerses himself in meditation, self-inquiry, and plant medicine whilst conversing with top experts like Russell Brand, Alex Grey, Graham Hancock, Joseph Goldstein, Rupert Spira, Sri Prem baba, Zelda Hall, and more to find the root cause of the problem and learn how to finally find freedom from his crippling anxiety. He finds answers to why a person who seemingly has it all can continue to suffer from debilitating panic attacks, whilst recognizing the beauty and power that lies within each of us, if we are willing to go there. Let your journey begin with Chasing the Present.
BEST FEATURE DOCUMANTERY & BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY AWARD: CTP won the grand jury best feature documentary and best cinematography prize at our LA premiere at Awareness Film Festival.
BEST FEATURE DOCUMENTARY: CTP won best feature documentary at Chelsea Film Festival. Judges include Paul Haggis, Celine Rattray and Matt Dillon. Chelsea Film Festival was voted top 10 best film festivals in the USA by USA Today.
BEST FEATURE DOCUMENTARY: Best Feature Documentary Hollywood International Moving Pictures Film Festival
BEST FEATURE DOCUMENTARY: Rishikesh International Film Festival
"In a fast-paced world, Chasing The Present allows us to reconnect with our true self and find peace within. Grateful for this experience!”
-Ingrid Jean Baptiste Founder & CEO Chelsea Film Festival
"This was an epic hero's journey of finding what it means to truly live. The film shows a very relatable struggle, and the illumination of that pain through wisdom was very raw and real.”
- Bryant Wood co-founder Modern Nirvana and Master Breathwork Instructor
“Chasing the Present is a superb example of filmmaking, illuminating stunning visuals of countries across the world. It provides powerful tools to help people understand what lies beneath their anxiety and stress and pave their way to freedom.“
- Anna MacDonald Co-founder + Joint principle London Film Academy
“Vulnerable exploration through practices including mindfulness and meditation, yoga practice, philosophy, psychotherapy, and plant spirit medicine. We learn from each other through the medium of film and conversation...a powerful travelogue of a seeker looking for the modern-day remedies for anxiety.”
- Felicia Tomasko, LA Yoga Magazine