SEE THE SOUND programme 2022
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The Computer Accent
THE COMPUTER ACCENT is a documentary that follows the intrepid pop group YACHT as they hand over the reins to Artificial Intelligence (AI). As they put AI to the test in the name of art, what will they learn about themselves in the process?Detail
The Conductor takes the audience into the heart of classical music, and into the soul of one of its top, most beguiling artists, the internationally renowned conductor Marin Alsop. In spite of rejections at every turn from the classical music establishment, Alsop persisted and never let go of her childhood dream. The Conductor is a narrative-driven story, directed by Bernadette Wegenstein who deftly weaves together the past and present bringing Alsop’s emotional journey to life and has the viewer bear witness to an artist at the height of her powers.Detail
Getting It Back - The Story of Cymande
The British group Cymande are unsung heroes whose message of peace, love and funk sailed beyond Britain's shores and helped shape music for five decades. Long after they stopped playing, the music played on, so they returned to play some more. Now their story is told on screen for for the first time, with tributes from a galaxy of musicians and producers influenced and enthralled by their music, including Mark Ronson, Kool DJ Red Alert, DJ Maseo, Jim James and Louie Vega.Detail
I’m Wanita is the story of a renegade country music singer from Tamworth, Australia, hellbent on realising her childhood dreams of stardom. Self-crowned as ‘Australia's Queen Of Honky Tonk’, Wanita is still waiting for the recognition she knows she deserves. Wanita embarks on a quest to record an album in the country music Mecca of Nashville, but her inability to toe the line threatens to derail her plans – can she keep her date with destiny?Detail
A Documentary Opera featuring the contradictory life of progressive composer and prominent communist Jan Kapr (1914-88), Stalin award laureate, later banned in socialist Czechoslovakia. While Kapr's life escalates towards pivotal moments, we follow opera songs reflecting these crucial life junctures, those establishing an artist's fate. The film explores the nature of memory, and narration, using Kapr's personal, never before seen amateur films manifesting his humor, inner struggles and desire to leave traces for eternity.Detail
Oh, it Hertz!
A female musician wants to reveal how sound affects us in ways unknown to most people. What she didn’t expect was that World War II Nazis might be implicated.Detail
The Quest for Tonewood
A luthier is obsessed with the idea of crafting a violin, the sound of which is so exceptional that it will thrill the musician who plays it and caress the souls of those who hear it. This will require a special type of wood, cut from a hallowed tree that is only found in a Balkan forest. A musical quest that is as thrilling as a high-stakes treasure hunt.Detail