Video from UNM
BY AMANDA ZACKEM
American Psychosis is a short documentary film inspired by an essay of the same name written by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, author and activist Chris Hedges. The film is structured around an interview with Hedges discussing consumerism, totalitarian corporate power and living in a world dominated by pervasive illusion. The film has been included in more than 30 film festivals to date, winning awards including Best Short Film at the Berlin Independent Film Festival, Best of Fest at the Colorado Environmental Film Festival and a Humanitarian Award of Distinction at the Best Shorts Awards.