Join award-winning documentary filmmaker Sam Green, in an interactive workshop on sensitive listening. Participants will be introduced to the meaning of sonic landscapes in art and our everyday lives. With the goal to inspire creative exploration, the workshop will touch on the ideas of pioneering composers such as John Cage, Annea Lockwood, and Pauline Oliveros. Sam Green will draw on his original films and lead listening exercises to showcase the role of sound in any artwork.
Sam Green (Director | Writer | Editor) is a New York-based documentary filmmaker. Green’s most recent live documentaries include A Thousand Thoughts (with the Kronos Quartet) (2018), The Measure of All Things (2014), The Love Song of R. Buckminster Fuller (with Yo La Tengo) (2012), and Utopia in Four Movements (2010). With all of these works, Green narrates the film in-person while musicians perform a live soundtrack. Green’s 2004 feature-length film, The Weather Underground, premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, was nominated for an Academy Award, was included in the Whitney Biennial, and has screened widely around the world. Learn more about Sam: https://samgreen.to/
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Skill level: serious interest in expanding filmmaking knowledge