New Documentary on a Weird & Wonderful Dutch Library Now Free to Stream on Amazon Prime

BoingBoing recently ran a short profile on a new documentary that takes you inside the intriguing Ritman Library. Located in Amsterdam, the library houses 23,000 rare books from hermetic/esoteric/occult traditions--Alchemy, Hermetica, Cabala, Magic, Rosicrucianism, Mystic, Theosophy, Freemasonry, Pansophy and much more.

You can watch the trailer for the documentary above. But, even better, you can now stream the complete 90-minute film on Amazon Prime for free. If you have an Amazon Prime account, just click here to start watching. If you don't, you can sign up for a 30-day free trial, watch the doc, and then decide whether to remain a subscriber or not. It's your call. (Note: they also offer a similar arrangement for audiobooks from Audible.)

The same deal applies to other films we've featured during the past year. Jim Jarmusch's new documentary Gimme Danger--his "love letter" to punk icons Iggy Pop and The Stooges. And also Long Strange Trip, the new 4-hour documentary on the Grateful Dead.

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