In May 2014, Unariuns went to Hollywood to participate in a three-day event, “Welcome, Space Brothers,” at the Cinefamily. It was a fantastic experience with screenings of Unarius films; live Q&A sessions and two workshops with Unariuns; and a display of Unarius artifacts, costumes, and photos on the back patio. Thanks to Jodi Wille, who hosted the “Welcome, Space Brothers” event, Unarius was invited back to Hollywood on August 21 to be part of the “Women of Cinefamily” weekend.
On the 21st, fourteen Unariuns traveled to The Standard Hotel, West Hollywood, to take part in “We Are Not Alone: The Films of Unarius.” This amazing event was presented by The FRONT, Cinefamily, and The Standard Hollywood, and hosted by Jodi Wille. Celebrating Unarius’ creative legacy, then and now, the hotel lobby became a gallery for framed images from Unarius’ videos and films (displayed from July 20 to August 31).
The interactive glass box or “human aquarium,” behind the front desk in the hotel lobby, was filled with Unarius ephemera, books, and a monitor playing Unarius videos 24/7 to evoke the outer and inner-dimensional world of a Unariun student (portrayed by a live model), during Unarius’ peak creative years from 1975-1985.
On the 21st, the day’s events featured a Unarius creativity workshop; the release of 33 white doves out of the small spaceship atop the Space Cad; and “The Films of Unarius,” in the evening: including Jodi Wille’s new short film, We Are Not Alone; the Cinefamily mix-tape of great moments of Unariun cinema; and a sneak peek of the new high-definition transfer of The Arrival from the original 16 mm film.
Lani Calvert, Billie McIntyre, and Paula Greenwood co-facilitated the hands-on creativity workshop: “Develop Your Clairvoyant and Creative Potential: An Art Workshop for Everyone.” The workshop was held in the hotel’s small conference room, and there was so much interest that a second workshop was added at the last minute to accommodate as many people as possible. Participants experienced a guided trip to Muse, an attunement to the Master Artists residing on this spiritual plane devoted to the arts, before deciding what medium they would use to create their own inspirational art project. You can watch a short video of the creativity workshop on Unarius’ YouTube channel and read an article in the LA Weekly about the writer’s experience of the workshop: “Can Anyone Be Clairvoyant? The Unariuns Think So”
A workshop attendee, Deborah Charles, posed with her collage after the workshop and commented that as an energy healer, she could really feel the energies, the high frequencies coming through Billie who led the guided journey. She related: I especially enjoyed the guided meditation, opening up my visions and messages from my ancestors and the celestial beings, and then allowing me to translate [that] into my artwork. I look forward to visiting the center and expanding my horizons and knowledge.
Another participant, Michael Lackner, posted this comment on Unarius’ Facebook page: The workshop was very helpful in unblocking creativity and was such fun. I wonder if others had my experience—in looking at their artwork later and seeing more than consciously met their eye at the moment of completion. Lani commented: We hoped that participants would be able to get a glimpse of the inner planes during the guided imagery at the beginning of the session, and Michael apparently did so. Check out his artwork compared to the painting depicting the three healing flames on the Inner from the Unarius book Conclave of Light Beings.
“The Films of Unarius” event was free, but required an RSVP and hundreds of people signed up, with 200 actually attending! The films were shown on the expansive hotel pool deck, where a large projection screen was set up. The evening also featured a short Q&A with four Unariuns: Kevin Kennedy, Lani Calvert, Suzanne Farnsworth, and Jennifer Stovall.
The three ladies each wore one of Uriel’s dresses, including a dress Uriel wore for her role in The Arrival, and Kevin wore a men’s top from the costume room. The highlight of the evening was seeing the new high-definition version of The Arrival. The clarity of the picture and sound was so much better that we saw details and heard sounds that we never had before!
What’s next: You can see The Arrival in the new HD format at the 33rd Interplanetary Conclave of Light, “Creating Our Positive Future.”The sneak peak of The Arrival will happen on Saturday evening (10/8). Creativity Workshops will be offered at this event, too, on Sunday afternoon (10/9).