DIRECTIONS IN SOUND
Featuring emerging and cutting-edge musicians, Directions in Sound exposes Bay Area audiences to innovative artists from the underground music scene. Directions in Sound continues this year to include music-centric films paired with special live performances from Korea and the Bay Area.
Directions in Sound: Korean Showcase
Gray Area Foundation for the Arts
March 11, 2016 9:00 pm Not Available
Jonathan Yi / DIRECTIONS IN SOUND / USA / 2015 / Documentary / 82 minsMaking its West Coast premiere, MAD TIGER chronicles the relationship between two bandmates, Peelander-Yellow and Peelander-Red, of the Japanese performance-art band Peelander-Z. When Red quits, their friendship is tested and both are catapulted into finding greater meaning in their lives through their art and relationship with each other.
Ayat Najafi / DIRECTIONS IN SOUND / France, Germany, Iran / 2014 / Documentary / 93 minsSince the Islamic Revolution of 1979, women have been forbidden to sing as soloists. Composer Sara Najafi, determined to organize a concert for solo female singers, collaborates with three French singers in Tehran, opening the door to musical freedom for Iranian women, and building a cultural pathway to the West.