An immersive documentary and profound sensory experience from filmmaker Sam Green that explores the elemental phenomenon of sound. The film is a meditation on the power of sound to bend time, cross borders, and profoundly shape our perception of the world around us. The film will be at ICA/Boston in its “live cinema” form, featuring live narration by Sam Green and live original music by JD Samson.

Directed and Performed by Sam Green 

Composed and Performed by JD Samson, with Michael O’Neill 

Produced by Josh Penn & ArKtype/Thomas O. Kriegsmann 

Cinematography by Yoni Brook 

Editing by Nels Bangerter & Sam Green 

Sound Design by Mark Mangini 

Lighting Design by Yuki Nakase Link 

Live Sound Design by Dan Bora 

Headphone Experience Design by Sam Crawford 


Commissioned by Stanford Live, Stanford University; The Arts Center at NYU Abu Dhabi; Ferst Center for the Arts at Georgia Institute of Technology; Green Music Center of Sonoma State University; Arizona Arts Live at University of Arizona; and developed through a creative residency at MASS MoCA, North Adams, Massachusetts. 

This project is supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts.