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Moment of Friday: Journey to the land of Jodorowsky

For Moment of Friday: a little bit of Alejandro Jodorowsky

Hey Folks: I'm taking a bit of a breather.

I'm headed to Chile, the motherland (literally, my mother's land), for a spate of empanada-eating and cabernet sampling. In between, there may be pisco sours and ginormous hot dogs involved.

I'll be back at the keyboards in about a week — with some art and architectural discoveries from the smoggy capital of Santiago.

In the meantime, I leave you with a little Alejandro Jodorowsky, the Chilean filmmaker renowned for bizarre/metaphorical/epic motion pictures such as "El Topo" and "Holy Mountain" — and for being the subject of the wondrously charming documentary, "Jodorowsky's Dune." 

His last picture, "The Dance of Reality," released in France in 2013 (see the trailer embedded), is a wild and surreal meditation on the filmmaker's youth in a northern Chilean mining town. And it's available for streaming on Amazon.

Get on it, people. You only live cinematically once.

You can find me on El Tweeter (as they say in Chile) @cmonstah. But while I'm on vacation, it's gonna be all about Instagram. I'm @cmonstah there too.

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