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INbodied Life with Lauren Taus

May 11, 2020

Visual artist Louie Schwartzberg is an award-winning producer, director and cinematographer whose notable career spans more than four decades. His prolific and breathtaking imagery from over 54 countries is featured in films, television shows, documentaries and commercials. Louie most recently released Fantastic Fungi, a descriptive time-lapse journey about the magical, mysterious and medicinal world of fungi and their power to heal, sustain and contribute to the regeneration of life on Earth (that began 3.5 billion years ago). In this podcast, we take a deep dive into his personal experiences and how they’ve shaped his deep dedication to nature. 


What You Will Learn:


  • How sacred medicines shaped Louie’s spiritual and professional life
  • Why we need to celebrate the feminine (in politics), overcome adversity, stay out of victim stories and focus on harmony with the planet 
  • How Louie and Paul Stamets developed a bromance around art and science, then shared in the 13 year journey of creating the film Fantastic Fungi 
  • How growing up the son of two Holocaust survivors impacted Louie’s work, his environmentalism, his commitment to protect “the little guys,” and his gratitude