13175_4226_seventies_spirituality_drugs.mov

13175_4226_seventies_spirituality_drugs

Report on religious and drug culture in the 1970s. Shot of the guru Maharaji (Prem Rawat) on a a couch, fanned by an attendant and surrounded by rich furnishings. Shot of crowded, seated followers (India, Middle East, etc). Shot of people (mostly white men) well-dressed in business suits meditating together in rows. CUs of hands and faces. (VO on Nicaraguan conflict.) CUs hands harvesting marijuana, rolling and smoking it. Shot of men and women harvesting poppy. CU poppy head sliced in half. CU military of police (Thai?) burning bundles or boxes. Shots of policeman with heroin in hand. Shots of heating and injecting heroin.

1970s
Color
Not Explicit