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32 Sounds—A film by Sam Green
Music composed by JD Samson

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32 Sounds is an immersive documentary and profound sensory experience that explores the elemental phenomenon of sound. From filmmaker Sam Green and featuring original music by JD Samson, 32 specific audio recordings are woven into a cinematic meditation on the power of sound to bend time, cross borders, and profoundly shape our perception of the world around us.

Critically acclaimed as an “audiovisual marvel,” the performance was shortlisted for a 2024 Academy Award and has received rave reviews from The New York Times, Variety, Vox and others. The title is a nod to “32 Short Films About Glenn Gould” and presents a series of vignettes, each about a specific audio recording that hits an emotional, social, or conceptual note.

The film will be presented with live narration by Sam Green and with individual headphones for each audience member to fully experience the influence and impact of sound.

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AFS Moviemaker Dialogue: Sam Green and the Evolution of the Live Documentary
Join Austin Film Society for a conversation with documentary filmmaker Sam Green about his creative process from his Academy Award®-nominated feature film The Weather Underground to his new work 32 Sounds.
Tue, Apr 9 | 7 p.m.
AFS Cinema | 6406 N I-35 Suite 3100 Austin, TX, 78752

Join us for a post-performance discussion
Immediately following the performance
Audience members are invited to stay for a talkback with Sam Green
Moderated by Sharon Arteaga, Austin Film Society
For Ticket-holders Only

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