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Thursday, January 1, 2015

Documentary: In Pursuit Of Silence


In Pursuit Of Silence (4:12) Transcendental Media is producing a new documentary about silence; our relationships with sound; and the impact of noise. This is an introductory video to the film in production. Source: Vimeo

From the producers web site: "In Pursuit of Silence is a meditative film about the value of silence, our relationship with sound, and the implications of living in such a noisy world. From the Desert Fathers of the third century AD who became the model for Christian monasticism to John Cage’s seminal work 4’33” which would go onto inspire a generation of artists, humankind has had a long fascination with silence. In our race towards modernity, amidst all the technological innovation and the rapid growth of our cities, silence is now quickly passing into legend. We struggle to hear ourselves think, imagine, and connect with one another. Offering audiences a contemplative cinematic experience, the sights and sounds of this film will work its way through frantic minds, into the quiet spaces of hearts, and help shape a new vision of being."

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