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Secrets of Alchemy
The Great Cross and The End Of Time
by Jay Weidner
In this visually compelling and thought provoking documentary, author, scholar and modern day Indiana Jones, Jay Weidner uncovers some of the deepest secrets of the ancient western tradition of Alchemy - the knowledge of the fatal season of the apocalypse, the end of time and the great and imminent transformation of humanity. Using the work of the mysterious twentieth century French Alchemist, Fulcanelli as his foundation, and his discovery of a three hundred fifty year old Alchemical cross in the South of France, Jay Weidner describes the experiences insights and powerful evidence that opened the door to a new view of the intimate relationship between myth, history, science and the true destiny of humanity. In doing so, he reveals the ultimate meaning underlying the resurrection of Christ, the message of the book of the Revelation, the vision of Ezekiel and the Kabbalistic concept of the "Restoration of the World".
Join him on this remarkable adventure as Jay Weidner journeys from the shores of Southern France through Alchemical Europe, Ancient Egypt and Peru, to decode the powerful and haunting message of the Great Cross of Hendaye. Secrets of Alchemy
“A recommended addition to the library of any budding alchemist or metaphysician”
--New Dawn Magazine
“A well-packed DVD, filled with fascinating explorations of esotericism, myth, hard science, history and archaology. Well presented, nice alchemical graphics.”
--Living Traditions Magazine
Called by Wired Magazine an "authority on the hermetic and alchemical traditions," Jay Weidner is a renowned filmmaker, author and scholar. Considered to be a 'modern-day Indiana Jones' for his ongoing worldwide quests to find clues to mankind's spiritual destiny via ancient societies and artifacts, his body of work offers great insight into the circumstances that have led to the current global crisis. He is the director of the critically acclaimed feature documentary, Infinity: The Ultimate Trip, Journey Beyond Death , writer/director of the documentary series on the work of Stanley Kubrick, Kubrick's Odyssey and Beyond the Infinite , producer of the documentary films, 2012 The Odyssey , and its sequel Timewave 2013 .
Jay was featured in the History Channel's documentary, The Lost Book of Nostradamus and was associate producer and featured in the History Channel's special, Nostradamus 2012 . He was also featured in the documentary, Room 237 , in Brad Meltzer's Decoded , and in Jesse Ventura's, Conspiracy Theory (TruTV). He is the co-author of The Mysteries of the Great Cross of Hendaye: Alchemy and the End of Time published by Destiny Books and A Monument to the End of Time (with Vincent Bridges).
In 1991, Jay joined KCMU Public Radio in Seattle. He hosted the six-hour weekly interview program, Mind Over Matters , and was also the Public Affairs Director. In 1996, Jay became one of the first employees of a start up company called Gaiam, listed as one of the fastest growing corporations in the USA by Fortune Magazine. Jay was the Video Production Development Director at Gaiam until he departed in 2000.
In 2000, he founded Sacred Mysteries together with his wife, Sharron Rose. He has directed thirteen films in the current Sacred Mysteries DVD Collection including Secrets of Alchemy, Artmind, Healing the Luminous Body, Quantum Astrology, Sophia Returning and more.
As well as writing and directing the new feature film Shasta for Sacred Mysteries, Jay has returned to Gaiam Inc. to take over the duties of Director of Original Programming for Gaiam TV, a new on-line alternative television network. Jay is producing original shows with hosts George Noory of Coast-to-Coast AM, Regina Meredith and Lisa Garr. He is also producing Mindshift with Daniel Pinchbeck, Wisdom Teachings with David Wilcock, Secrets to Health with Mike Adams and Ed Group and much more.
In 2014, Jay will begin production on his next feature film for Sacred Mysteries, The Controllers , to be released in 2015.