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Date: February 22, 2018

Time: 8:00 PM

City: Abu Dhabi, U.A.E

Venue: The Red Theater

Presenter: The NYUAD Arts Center

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A Thousand Thoughts
A Live Documentary by Sam Green and Kronos Quartet

Oscar-nominated filmmaker Sam Green and Kronos have teamed up to create a “live documentary.” The wildly creative multimedia experiment blends live music and narration with archival footage and filmed interviews with such prominent artists as Philip Glass, Tanya Tagaq, Steve Reich, Wu Man, and Terry Riley. As Green tells our story, he crafts an important record and exploration of late 20th and early 21st-century music. Transcending the typical live cinema event, A Thousand Thoughts quickly becomes a meditation on music itself – the act of listening to it closely, the experience of feeling it deeply, and the power that it has to change the world.

    Sam Green, filmmaker/director
    Kirsten Johnson, cinematographer
    Joe Bini, editor/creative collaborator
    Willie Williams, visual design

A Thousand Thoughts was commissioned by The Arts Center at NYU Abu Dhabi, Barbican, Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, MASSMoCA, and Wexner Center for the Arts at The Ohio State University through its Wexner Center Artist Residency Award program. Additional support was received from The Sundance Documentary Fund, The DrumStick Fund, Bay Area Video Coalition, The Emily Harvey Foundation, Genuine Article Pictures, Andrea Lunsford, Exploratorium, and 497 backers on Kickstarter.

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