Jay Weidner (Author, Secrets of Alchemy)
5.7 – Prophets & Prophecies (2.8.13)
Writer/Director The Last Avatar
Former Director of Content gaia.com
Called by Wired Magazine an “authority on the hermetic and alchemical traditions,” Jay Weidner is a renowned filmmaker, author and scholar. Considered to be a ‘modern-day Indiana Jones’ for his ongoing worldwide quests to find clues to mankind’s spiritual destiny via ancient societies and artifacts, his body of work offers great insight into the circumstances that have led to the current global crisis. He is writer/director of the feature film, The Last Avatar, director of the critically acclaimed documentary, Infinity: The Ultimate Trip, Journey Beyond Death and writer/director of the documentary series on the work of Stanley Kubrick, Kubrick’s Odyssey and Beyond the Infinite.
Jay was featured in the History Channel’s documentary, The Lost Book of Nostradamus and was an associate producer and featured in the History Channel’s special, Nostradamus 2012. He was also featured in the documentary, Room 237, in Brad Meltzer’s Decoded, and in Jesse Ventura’s, Conspiracy Theory (TruTV). He is the co-author of The Mysteries of the Great Cross of Hendaye: Alchemy and the End of Time published by Destiny Books and A Monument to the End of Time (with Vincent Bridges).
In 1991, Jay joined KCMU Public Radio in Seattle. He hosted the six-hour weekly interview program, Mind Over Matters, and was also the Public Affairs Director. In 1996, Jay became one of the first employees of a start-up company called Gaiam for which he was the Video Production Development Director until he departed in 2000.
In 2000, he founded Sacred Mysteries together with his wife, Sharron Rose. He has directed 15 films in the current Sacred Mysteries DVD Collection including, The Last Avatar, Infinity, Secrets of Alchemy, Artmind, Healing the Luminous Body, Quantum Astrology, Sophia Returning and more.
Since 2012, Jay developed and produced original content for Gaia TV, the online alternative television network for which he develops and produces cutting edge programs and series such as Cosmic Disclosure and Wisdom Teachings starring David Wilcock, Deep Space, a series about the Secret Space Program, Beyond Belief with George Noorey, Open Minds with Regina Meredith, Hidden Origins with Michael Tellinger Hollywood Decoded, and many more. For greater insight into this work, go to www.gaia.com/weidner.
In addition, he continues to be a featured guest on popular radio shows such as Coast to Coast AM, Red Ice, Freeman Fly, Veritas, etc. 
In this visually compelling and thought provoking documentary, author, scholar and modern day Indiana Jones, Jay Weidner uncovers some of the deepest secrets of the ancient western tradition of Alchemy – the knowledge of the fatal season of the apocalypse, the end of time and the great and imminent transformation of humanity. Using the work of the mysterious twentieth century French Alchemist, Fulcanelli as his foundation, and his discovery of a three hundred fifty year old Alchemical cross in the South of France, Jay Weidner describes the experiences insights and powerfu evidence that opened the door to a new view of the intimate relationship between myth, history, science and the true destiny of humanity. In doing so, he reveals the ultimate meaning underlying the resurrection of Christ, the message of the book of the Revelation, the vision of Ezekiel and the Kabbalistic concept of the “Restoration of the World”. Join him on this remarkable adventure as Jay Weidner journeys from the shores of Southern France through Alchemical Europe, Ancient Egypt and Peru, to decode the powerful and haunting message of the Great Cross of Hendaye. Secrets of Alchemy.