My latest film explores Brandon Hodge’s collection of Planchettes and other devices used to communicate with the spirit world.
If not enough grief is spent on the passing of a person who has died, then that person’s spirit will never of its own accord be able to cross time’s ocean to arrive on the Beach of Stars. There will be no happy ancestor to pull them in, and they cannot turn into something that helps the living continue living. This is where the big trouble begins.
For Westerners visiting Peru, the first ceremony in which Earth and Mountain spirits manifest can be filled with questions. That's no surprise, for the Q'ero are asking us to take the idea of interconnectedness one step further: If you want to know that a mountain is alive, just ask it.