A Hole in the Head
 is an hour long documentary that explores the history and possible benefits of trepanation — the process of boring a hole in the skull. The film examines the development of modern trepanation as used by people in the United Kingdom, the United States, and the Netherlands for the purpose of attaining a higher level of consciousness. This procedure, used by the ancient Egyptians, Incas, and others, is believed by the voluntarily trepanned to allow for renewed brain pulsations that increase brain blood volume and thereby improve brain metabolism. Interviews with some of the world’s most respected neurosurgeons and anthropologists probe into the compelling history and efficacy of this procedure.

“Wonderfully amusing … and informative” – Hplus Magazine

Director: Eli Kabillio
Executive Producer: Cevin Soling
Producer: Cevin Soling and Eli Kabillio
Cinematographer: Armando Basulto
Editor: Egon Kirincic and Tom McArdle
Music: Martin Trum

Best Documentary – Atlantic City Film Festival
Best Documentary – Brooklyn International Film Festival