Gregory Colbert's Ashes and Snow feature film captures extraordinary moments of contact between people and animals as seen through the lens of Colbert's camera on more than thirty expeditions to some of the earth's most remote places. 60-minute feature film (DVD) written, directed, produced, and filmed by Gregory Colbert. A poetic field study that depicts the world not as it is, but as it might be--a world in which the natural and artificial boundaries separating humans from other species do not exist. The viewing experience is one of wonder and contemplation, serenity, and hope. Edited by two-time Oscar-winner Pietro Scalia; narrated by actors Laurence Fishburne (English) and Ken Watanabe (Japanese). Musical collaborators include Michael Brook, David Darling, Heiner Goebbels, Lisa Gerrard, Lukas Foss, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, and Djivan Gasparyan. DVD covers handmade in Nepal and sealed with natural beeswax; tied with tea-stained thread and a Nepalese bead.
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About the Author :
written, directed, and produced by Gregory Colbert
Gregory Colbert, Philippe Vene, Koji Nakemura, Acacio Almeido, Yorgos Arvanitis
Laurence Fishburne (English) Ken Watanabe (Japanese)
Michael Brook, Patrick Cassidy, David Darling, Robert Een, Lukas Foss, Djivan Gasparyan, Lisa Gerrard, Heiner Goebbels, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Temple of Sound, Cantor Samuel Vigoda
post production supervisor
Peter Afterman, Margaret Yen
Shawn Mitchell, Neil Jariwala
Michael Ostin, Nile Rodgers, Andy Uterano, Francis Pennington
Asian elephants, sperm whales, humpback whales, royal eagles, manatees, peregrine falcons, gyr falcons, elands, baboons, cheetahs, meerkats, african wild dogs, pilot whales, harris hawks, sacred ibis, antigone cranes, caracals
Born in Toronto, Canada, in 1960, Gregory Colbert began his career in Paris in 1983 where he began making documentary films on social issues. Filmmaking led to fine arts photography. His first exhibition, Timewaves, opened in 1992 at the Museum of Elysee in Switzerland. For the next ten years, Colbert did not show films or exhibit his art to the public. During this time, he completed extensive underwater work in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans and traveled to such places as India, Burma, Sri Lanka, Egypt, Dominica, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tonga, Namibia, and Antarctica to film and photograph wondrous interactions between human beings and animals. Since 1992, he has launched more than sixty such expeditions to collaborate with elephants, whales, manatees, sacred ibis, Antigone cranes, royal eagles, gyr falcons, rhinoceros hornbills, cheetahs, leopards, African wild dogs, caracals, leopards, baboons, elands, meerkats, gibbons, orangutans, and other animals. Human subjects include Burmese monks, trance dancers, San people, and Colbert free diving with whales. In 2002, Colbert presented the culmination of his singular work, Ashes and Snow, at the Arsenale in Venice, Italy, a twelfth-century 125,000-square-foot shipyard. It was the largest solo exhibition ever mounted in Italy. In spring 2005 the show opened in New York City in the first-ever Nomadic Museum. Ashes and Snow has since migrated in the Nomadic Museum to world capitals on four continents and has become the most attended exhibition by any artist in history.
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Description du livre Flying Elephants Press, 2007. DVD. État : Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. N° de réf. du libraire 1933632194