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32 Sounds (2023)

Opens on August 25

Director: Sam Green Run Time: 97 min. Release Year: 2023

Starring: Annea Lockwood, Sam Green

Country: France
Language: English, French with English subtitles

About the film:

World Premiere, 2022 Sundance Film Festival
Official Selection, 2022 SXSW Film Festival

32 Sounds (2023) is an immersive feature documentary and profound sensory experience from Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Sam Green, featuring original music by JD Samson. The film explores the elemental phenomenon of sound by weaving together 32 specific sound explorations into a cinematic meditation on the power of sound to bend time, cross borders, and profoundly shape our perception of the world around us.

“You’ll never listen to the world the same way again.”

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Join Sam Green as he takes the audience on a journey through time and space — exploring everything from forgotten childhood memories, to the soundtrack of resistance, to subaquatic symphonies — and experience in new ways the astonishing sounds of our everyday lives. 32 Sounds (2023) investigates the mysterious nature of perception and the subtle yet radical politics that arise from sensation and being present in one’s body.

About the filmmaker:

Sam Green is an innovative documentary filmmaker whose film The Weather Underground (2004) premiered at Sundance and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature. His recent projects are immersive experiences incorporating narration and live music, including  A Thousand Thoughts (2018) featuring a live score by the Kronos Quartet) and The Love Song of R. Buckminster Fuller (2012) featuring a live score by Yo La Tengo. His other acclaimed films include Sundance premieres The Measure of All Things (2014)Pie Fight ’69 (2017), Utopia in Four Movements (2010), Julius Caesar Was Buried in a Pet Cemetery (2018), and his latest immersive documentary, 32 Sounds (2023).

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