Wake Up Jonas Elrod and Chloe Crespi, 2009, 97 min. Jonas Elrod was leading an ordinary life until he woke up one day to a totally new reality. He suddenly could see and hear angels, demons, auras and ghosts. The documentary Wake Up follows this fascinating story of an average guy who inexplicably developed the ability to access other dimensions. With his loving but skeptical girlfriend by his side, Jonas crisscrosses the country as he searches for answers and delves deeper into this thrilling world of the phenomenal and spiritual.
"WAKE UP is a call to consciousness to everyone who sees it; an invitation to accept that there is more to this life than meets the eye. " Sting and Trudie Styler
"A hugely important, life-changing film." Filmmaker Joe Berlinger ("Brother's Keeper," "Paradise Lost," "Crude")
WAKE UP had its festival premiere at the SXSW Film Festival and was recently featured by Oprah Winfrey on the OWN Network's "Super Soul Sunday" programming block and on her radio program, "Oprah's Soul Series."
Part of the Maysles Cinema series Doc Watchers, a Harlem, community-based documentary film screening club and series. Curated by Hellura Lyle, Maysles Cinema's very first screening partner. The first Monday of every month at 7pm.
Maysles Cinema (View)
343 Lenox Ave.
New York, NY 10027