A SENSITIVE READING OF
THE SIGNATURE AND ESSENCE
OF HEALING PLANTS.
WITH DR. ROGER KALBERMATTEN
a film by Renata Keller
Born in 1950 in Zurich, chemist, 40 years of experience in the field of medicinal plant research. Dr. Kalbermatten developed a method for optimising the production of herbal mother tinctures. He has also researched the essence of medicinal plants by observing and studying their signature in their natural locations. He has led seminars and given lectures in Switzerland and abroad. He is the founder of Ceres Heilmittel AG, producer of high-quality mother tinctures.
RENATA KELLER | Director
Renata Keller is a filmmaker and dialogue facilitator based in Berlin and Switzerland. She has worked in visual arts for over thirty years and was amongst other projects also the CEO and art director of the German philosophical quarterly magazine „evolve“.
With a master’s degree in Applied Imagination at University of Arts in 2006, Renata went on to study documentary filmmaking in London. Renata’s lifelong pursuit of philosophical and spiritual questions, along with her interest in women’s development, led her to Gerda Lerner’s work and inspired the creation of Why Women Need to Climb Mountains (2016). In the film True Healing Arises in Freedom (2019) (2019) she accompanies the Biochemist Dr. Roger Kalbermatten in his research about the nature of healing plants and their relationship with us humans. Her meeting with Vimala Thakar and her questions about the values of our times has led her to work on the current film In the Fire of Dancing Stillness – Reflections with Vimala Thakar. She runs various Salons in Berlin and gives various dialogseminars worldwide.
Director, camera, script and editing: Renata Keller
Music and sound: Fabian Koppri
Speaker: Claudia Jahn
Colour correction: Sergi Sanchez
Production: Vertical Impulse