While traveling through the Amazon Degan's curiosity for Ayahuasca, medicinal plant healing and the socio-political exploitation of the Amazonian curanderos drove him to investigate the phenomenon deeper. His quest led to the directorial debut of his feature documentary ”The Last Shaman” which was picked up by Netflix and executive produced by Leonardo di Caprio/Appian Way
Written, directed and produced by Raz Degan, The Last Shaman is the story of a young man who suffers from sever depression who decides to take matters into his own hands. He undergoes a life-changing journey in the Amazon jungle that brings him a deeper understanding and acceptance of self. Along his journey, he experiences the healing properties of the tribal plant medicine Ayahuasca and the world around it.