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Even Gray Feels Blue (2012)

No one speaks; Nothing to say; Nothing to teach. Silence is truly the best speech! - Ahmad Shamlou "Even Gray Feels Blue" investigates the nature of melancholia and solitude, translating ... See full summary »

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No one speaks; Nothing to say; Nothing to teach. Silence is truly the best speech! - Ahmad Shamlou "Even Gray Feels Blue" investigates the nature of melancholia and solitude, translating these most intimate and deeply personal feelings into their aesthetic essences. The echoes of the individual move into collective realities. Sorrow becomes social malaise. The film avoids the structure of story and narrative, built instead as a musical composition, creating an ambiguous psychic space for the viewer to enter. The images have been created in conversation with a composition by the Iranian master Oud player Negar Bouban, based on "Shabaneh," a poem by Ahmad Shamlou. Both music and image utilize repetition to create a trance-like dynamic. "Even Gray Feels Blue" is a natural evolution of Negin Sharifzadeh's sculptural and performance practices into film. "Even Gray Feels Blue" is part of an ongoing series of films dealing with the intersection of the individual body and emotion with broader... Written by Harold Moss

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30 March 2012 (USA)  »

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