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 the hottest Asian American artists.
Ruby Yang / Directions in Sound, Special Presentations / Hong Kong / 2016 / Documentary, Short / 38 minsThe latest documentary by Academy Award-winning director Ruby Yang follows hopeful young musicians from across Asia as they form a community under the tutelage of dedicated mentors. The Asian Youth Orchestra, founded during a time of tense pan-Asian relations and rejection of classical music in parts of Asia, illustrates how a shared passion for music can promote peace. Includes live performance.
In Search of Perfect Consonance
The Jewish Community Center of San Francisco
March 16, 2017 7:00 pm Tickets available at jccsf.org/arts-ideas/perfect-consonance/
Todd Stan Krolczyk / Directions in Sound, Special Presentations / USA, Vietnam / 2017 / 27 minsSF-based indie singer-songwriter Thao Nguyen journeys back to Vietnam to explore her homeland and reconnect with her mother. Todd Stan Krolczyk travels with Nguyen, capturing her happiness with success in the US and sorrow being away from family.