2016 | Italy | Documentary

Dusk Chorus (based on Fragments of Extinction)

  • Italian English 62 mins
  • Director | David Monacchi, Nika Šaravanja, Alessandro D’Emilia

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Follow the eco-acoustic composer David Monacchi on his quest to record pure continuous 24-hour 3D soundscapes in the area with the world’s highest biodiversity in Ecuador’s remote primary forests. A unique listening experience of fragments of the disappearing sonic heritage of millions of years of evolution.

Concept and writer | David Monacchi
Director | Nika Šaravanja & Alessandro d’Emilia
Cinematographer | Alessandro d’Emilia
Editor | Otis Buri
3D Soundscapes and spectrograms | David Monacchi
Sound design | David Monacchi & Anthony Di Furia
Music | Corrado Fantoni & David Monacchi
Color grading | Alessandro d’Emilia
Graphics | Egle Kirdulyte
Soundtrack produced by | Fragments of Extinction

Green Film Festival – Seoul

Cinemambiente – Torino                                               AWARD

Durban International Film Festival – Durban               AWARD

Iran International Film Festival – Teheran

DokuFest – Prizren

Cervino Cinemountain – Aosta

Global Eco Film Festival – Zurich

Innsbruck Nature Film Festival – Innsbruck                AWARD

Bifed – Istanbul                                                             AWARD

Inconvenient Films – Vilnius

Imagine Science Film Festival – New York                  (North America premiere)

Planet in Focus Environmental Film Festival – Toronto

CineEco – Serra da Estrela                                           AWARD

Jihlava IFF – Prague

Cinema Planeta – Mexico

Mountain International Film Festival – Graz

Signes de Nuit – Paris                                                    AWARD

InScience Dutch International Film Festival – Nijmegen

Fricine Socioenvironmental Film Festival – Rio De Janeiro

International Human Rights Film Festival – Nurnberg

Green Film Network Award (Dusk Chorus II bally best film globally in 2017)

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