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Oct. 30, 2019

Special Screening at the Lark Theater - RESCHEDULED for November 19 at 12:00pm

The Lark Theater's presentation of a special screening of "Olompali: A Hippie Odyssey" has been reschedule for Tuesday, November 19, and is part of their annual Mind Reels documentary and discussion series. ​Showtime is 12:00pm and will be followed by a Q&A with producer Maura McCoy and executive producer and fellow Olompali resident Noelle Barton. To purchase tickets, click here: Mind Reels Tickets

May 28, 2019

Olompali: A Hippie Odyssey obtains distribution deal with Passion River Films

Passion River Films specializes in unique independent films and documentaries that engage with audiences and impact communities, handling distribution to theaters, VOD, home video, and to academic and digital markets. Passion River's diverse catalog features Academy Award and Emmy-winning films, as well as films that have been recognized at Independent Spirit Awards, Sundance Film Festival, SXSW, Tribeca Film Festival and many other prestigious events. 

Aug. 8, 2018

San Francisco Chronicle: Olompali, the true spirit of the hippie movement, portrayed in new documentary

Producer Maura McCoy reflects on her experiences at her father's commune at Olompali. “Looking back on it, I think it was kind of a beautiful way of looking at the world.” 

Apr. 20, 2018

Marin Independent Journal: Documentary details tragic Marin hippie odyssey

Columnist Paul Liberatore interviewed director Gregg Gibbs and Maura McCoy in advance of the world premiere screening of "Olompali: A Hippie Odyssey" on May 6 at DocLands Film Festival.  


Mar. 23, 2018

Olompali: A Hippie Odyssey will have World Premiere at DocLands Film Festival on May 6 

Producer Maura McCoy and director Gregg Gibbs announce the long-awaited world premiere of their labor of love, Olompali: A Hippie Odyssey, at the CineArts Sequoia Theater in Mill Valley, CA on May 6, 2018.  Tickets go on sale to the general public on April 7. 

Jan. 15, 2015

Pacific Sun: All About Olompali

Mal Karman interviews producer Maura McCoy and former Chosen Family members Noelle Barton, Peter Risley and Buz Rowell. 

Oct. 1, 2014 Hippie Archeology: The Lost Vinyl of Olompali

The Grateful Dead's former commune proves an enlightening dig for California archeologist Breck Parkman.

Sept. 3, 2014

OZY.COM: Growing Up On A California Commune

Mary Papenfuss speaks with producer Maura McCoy about her childhood memories of Olompali and her upcoming film.

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