In a world full of noise, is silence more than just the absence of sound? Filmmaker Patrick Shen shares what he’s learned while making his latest film “In Pursuit Of Silence”, a meditative exploration of our relationship with silence and the impact of noise on our lives. (Intro: It’s Time To Move On)
PATRICK SHEN is a filmmaker and the founder of Transcendental Media. Patrick’s work – which includes the award-winning films Flight from Death: The Quest for Immortality, The Philosopher Kings, La Source, and In Pursuit of Silence – has been screened at hundreds of film festivals across the globe, broadcast in over 25 territories, received 20 awards and 11 nominations, and has been featured on CNN, Huffington Post, LA Times, NY Times, Boston Globe, and the Washington Post. He was the recipient of the 2009 Emerging Cinematic Vision Award from Camden International Film Festival and has presented his work at USC School of Cinematic Arts, the Smithsonian, The Hammer Museum, Princeton, Cornell, Duke, and Harvard University and back in 1999 he was invited to the White House to meet with President Clinton. His latest film In Pursuit of Silence, a meditative exploration of our relationship with silence and the impact of noise on our lives, premiered in North America at SXSW in 2016, and was released theatrically in 10 countries between 2016-2017.
To learn more about the film featured in this episode, In Pursuit of Silence, visit http://www.pursuitofsilence.com/