|25.02. / Monday, 18:00 - 20:00 Theatre 4|
|02.03. / Saturday, 16:00 - 18:00 Theatre 4|
Film explores new music genres and the social phenomenon of chanting, by sharing the stories of people who find healing and a sense of inner peace by singing mantras together with others just like them. It is a film about spirituality rather than religion, about people reconnecting with their true selves and with others. Through the protagonists’ stories about their connection to the music, we meet the musicians who have inspired them and brought them together. Through these encounters, we will discover how Deva Premal & Miten, Krishna Das, Snatam Kaur, Lama Gyurme, Jai Uttal, MC Yogi and others came to this music themselves and to the practice of “Kirtan”, and how, over the years, it transformed their lives.
Georgia Wyss is a documentary producer and editor. Her background in film spans twenty years, during which she has edited commercials, documentaries and features in Hamburg, Zurich, New York and Barcelona. In 2003 she co-founded the Barcelona based production company, TengoTwo. Since then, in addition to her work as an editor, she has been producing and directing documentaries. Mantra – Sounds into Silence (2017) is her debut documentary feature.
Mantra - Sounds into Silence
Wari Om, Jordi Azategui, Ismael Joyera, Daniel Arvizu
Georgia Wyss, Daniel Arvizu
Deva Premal & Miten, Krishna Das, Snatam Kaur, Lama Gyurme, Jai Uttal, MC Yogi
Festivals & Awards:
Illuminate Film Festival 2017 – Director's Choice Award; Maui Film Festival 2017 – Best Documentary Feature; Millennium Docs Against Gravity 2018; Spirit Film Festival 2018; Doc'n'Roll film Festival 2018; Festival Internacional Cinema e Transcendência 2018
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