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Promises: Through Congress
Directed by Trevor Tweeten • 2021 • United States
Sound and image meet in a mesmerizing, multisensory experience in this journey through Ethiopian American artist Julie Mehretu’s expansive painting “Congress,” which sets the artwork to the acclaimed album “Promises,” a collaboration between electronic composer Sam Shepherd (a.k.a. Floating Points) and jazz great Pharoah Sanders featuring the London Symphony Orchestra.