DIRECTOR & PHOTOGRAPHER

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DOCUMENTARY

DOCUMENTARY

WORK IN PROGRESS

‘ENTITY’ - A scientific quest for communion with divinity

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Are experiences and beings encountered under the influence of psychedelics, in particular DMT, real or just a hallucination? Are plants containing psychedelic substances a gateway to another dimension and what can we learn from those entities?

In the mid 90s Rick Strassman conducted the first scientific experiment with DMT (Dimethyltriptanmine) that was documented in his book and the film ‘DMT - The Spirit Molecule’. ‘Entity’ is walking in its footsteps taking his research even further, where no-one has ever gone before. Participants: Rick Strassman, Graham Hancock, Dennis McKenna, Rupert Sheldrake, Amanda Feilding, Roland Griffiths, Alex and Allyson Grey, Daniel Pinchbeck and many more.

Feature length documentary. Coming 2020.

 

‘ALL THROUGH THE SKY’ - Of memories and living in the moment

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Film about a former PanAm stewardess, her encounters and friendships with politicians, Hollywood stars and a guru. Not only a physical but also a spiritual journey ‘All through the sky’.

Short documentary. Coming 2019.





WORK

SOLO BEN

A short film about a passionate bicycle rider in New York City.

Directed, filmed and edited by TW. 2nd camera Raphaël Halloran.

MUMFORD & SONS SOUNDTRACK - HOMME LESS - TRAILER

"Thomas Wirthensohn made a film we love, 'Homme Less', wrote Mumford & Son's Winston Marshall. "It follows a close neighbor of mine at the time, Mark, a neighbor I never met, but inevitably we'd have brushed shoulders several times. Mark is one of the many men that make New York what it is, and Thomas' film is a perfect portrait of the beast that the city is. He kindly used his footage and put it against our song 'Tompkins Square Park', also the neighborhood in which Mark and I lived."

More on the official Mumford & Sons's website here




 

PERFECTO ROWS ACROSS THE NORTH SEA

Perfecto Sanchez quit his high profile job and decided to row across the North Sea to raise awareness for the ocean and support Mission Blue.

Produced by The Impossible Network.

 

HOMME LESS - AWARD WINNING DOCUMENTARY

Feature documentary about the underbelly of the American Dream. 

Winner of the Grand Jury Award at DOC NYC 2014, Best Documentary at Kitzbuehel International Film Festival and the La Trois Award at the Millennium Film Festival in Brussels. 

'Follow your bliss but be prepared to be your nightmare!'

From all outside appearances, Mark seems to have the glamorous New York City life that many would envy. Handsome and always impeccably dressed, the charismatic former male model works as a fashion photographer, appears in movies and attends the best parties. When he leaves those events, however, he heads to the East Village— not to an overpriced loft, but to a hidden corner of a rooftop to sleep each night. HOMME LESS exposes the dark underbelly of the American Dream in an often-merciless city.

Award winning documentary about the underbelly of the American Dream.

Directed, filmed, sound-recorded and co-edited by Thomas Wirthensohn

Produced by Filmhaus Vienna and Schatzi Productions in association with Thought Engine, NYC.

Producers: Wolfgang Ramml, Karol Martesko-Fenster, Thomas Wirthensohn

For more info go to www.homme-less.com

 

EIDI - A SHORT MUSICAL PORTRAIT

Singer songwriter EIDI talks about her career, not taking life too seriously and being a big fan of Rod Stewart.

ONE WORLD FOUNDATION - SRI LANKA

The EDUCATION project FREE EDUCATION UNIT, a school for more than 1,000 children, young people and adults and financed with the proceeds from the AYURVEDA GUESTHOUSE; and a RESIDENCIES PROGRAMME which allows one world foundation to also become a place of art and literature.

For more go to www.owf.at

Directed, filmed & edited by Thomas Wirthensohn