Thomas Riedelsheimer (Rivers and Tides) explores the world of Japanese artist Susumu Shingu, who dreams of a place where sustainability and art collide, creating a wind-powered home where his graceful wind and water sculptures can breathe with the earth.
May 19, 2013
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May 21, 2013
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June 9, 2013
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Director Thomas Riedelsheimer, whose previous work includes the documentary Rivers and Tides—profiling sculptor, photographer, and environmentalist, Andy Goldsworthy—here explores the works of kinetic sculptor and Japanese artist, Susumu Shingu. Creating his artwork in dialogue with nature, Shingu believes that wind is an absolute and that it speaks to him. His sculptures convey the wonder of nature by translating its messages into movement. The artist dreams of a place where sustainability and art collide, and of creating a wind-powered village where his graceful wind and water sculptures can breathe with the earth. His quest to create an awareness of our planet, our breathing earth, and our human values is documented in this gorgeous film.
Born in Munich in 1963, Thomas Riedelsheimer is a free-lance author, director, and cameraman who works in various countries, including Somalia, Tanzania, South Africa, New Zealand, Latvia, Russia, Tibet, Nepal, Japan, Canada, Scotland, India, and Georgia.
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|Running Time:||93 minutes|
|Producer:||Leslie Hills, Stefan Tolz|
|Screenplay:||Stefan Tolz, Leslie Hills|
|Filmography:||Souls Birds (2009); Touch the Sound: A Sound Journey with Evelyn Glennie (2004); Rivers and Tides: Andy Goldsworthy Working with Time (2001); Lhasa (1997)|
|Language:||English, Japanese, Italian|
|International Sales:||Celluloid Dreams|