"Best Of The Fest #3" The Sound And vision International Film Festival
312 W 36th St, New York, NY 10018, USA
The Best Of The Sound And Vision International Film & Technology Festival: Do you want to see the best of the most exciting and innovative independent films coming out now from around the world. Do you want to be engaged in new artistry, insights and developments of the most creative new filmmakers from across the independent film spectrum? To the future and beyond with the "Best Of The Fest" film screenings. Each "Best Of The Fest" film screening will showcase some of the best film works from The Sound And Vision International Film Festival, which will take place at The Tank Theater, 312 West 36 Th St, NYC, NY 10018, The Tank Theater is an excellent theater for theatrical sound and picture, the elegant 93 seat theater also has a box office & lobby. The Tank Theater is just 8 short blocks away from the other part of The Sound And Vision Film & Technology Festival, which is happening at The Producers Club Theater at 358 West 44th St, NYC, NY 10036, just walk to 7th Ave (Fashion Ave.), and sprint to either theater, or just spend the day at one theater and enjoy the activities, it doesn't matter because you will be entertained either way. "The Best Of The Fest", features some of the best new films from The Sound And Vision International Film & Technology Festival.
SCREENING # 3: Starts 6pm - 9pm (Approximate Duration 3 Hours)
Hidden beneath mountains of century-old film reels the archivist Henri has found fatal evidence that society is soon to collapse. But will he be able to convince his patrons about his discovery? A film playing with sound, space and time. Utilizing surround sound in an experimental way, Palindrome tries to create and encourage a new way to experience cinema - a new spatial cinema, where the fiction is not only limited to the screen, but now also encompasses the whole cinema hall.
Director: David Erik Ronner Time: 23:00 Country: Germany Genre: Short
Aquarium is a choreography of light and motion with a unique perspective on the exquisite beauty that is present in infinite abundance when one focuses attention on the motions of ocean water and its expressive optical qualities. In the first half of the film, composer Max Berlin has created a ‘jazzy’ arrangement of Saint-Saëns’ Aquarium composition (1886, Mouvement VII from the Le carnaval des animaux suite) for bass, piano and percussion that is then followed by an orchestral performance of the original Aquarium composition. Shot in the heavenly Bonaire, Caribbean -- in breaking waves, in tide pools and underwater.
Director: Stephanie Maxwell Time: 6:00 Country: USA Genre: Short
A chance encounter between two people in which language is an barrier
Director: Andre M. Zucker Time: 9:00 Country: USA Genre: Short
MAN IN FOCUS
Aaron, a citizen patrol volunteer who reports an explosive backpack to the police, must prove his innocence when the media label's him as a suspect.
Director: Gang Wang Time: 20:00 Country: USA Genre: Short
Pioneer of the hang (handpan), captivating musician Manu Delago has announced the forthcoming release of a unique and awe-inspiring film, which Delago leads an ensemble of 7 musicians on a mountaineering expedition in The Alps. Along the way, the group perform a collection of brand new compositions in different locations, at varying altitudes.
Director: Johannes Aitzetmüller Time: 30:00 Country: Austrailia Genre: Music Video
OFF WORLD DRIVE
On another world, musical notes take flight over a landscape made from drums, bass, and keyboards, allowing audiences to literally see music displayed by frequency.
Director: Randy Wilson Time: 3:00 Country: USA Genre: Music Video
UP TO SNUFF
Millions of people have been touched by his music, yet few know the journey, hardships and triumphs of American musician and composer W.G. Snuffy Walden. In UP TO SNUFF, friends and collaborators share personal stories, laughs and insights about this generous soul who overcame the excesses of rock and roll to find success as one of the most beloved composers in television history. Infused with Snuffy’s music throughout, the film features luminaries from television, film and music, including Aaron Sorkin, Martin Sheen, Tom Arnold, Timothy Busfield, Fred Savage, Marshall Herskovitz, Steve Lukather, Chaka Khan and Eric Burdon, and scenes from The West Wing, Wonder Years, and thirtysomething. Up To Snuff is directed by Emmy Award Winning filmmaker Mark Maxey.
Director: Mark Maxey Time: 80.00 Country: USA Genre: Documentary
THE VELVET ABSTRACT
A Short Film About the Environmental Age from a Team Spanning Six Continents. Award Winning Original Score by Jean-Pascal Beintus (The Shape Of Water, Harry Potter, Argo, The Imitation Game). Narrated by Golden Globe Nominee Tobias Menzies.
Director: James Hughes Time: 7:00 Country: UK Genre: Animated Short
(film selections may subject to change)
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