"Music is the cup that holds the wine of silence. Sound is that cup, but empty. Noise is that cup, but broken.”

Robert Fripp


14/06/2017

Manhatta



"Manhatta" is a short documentary directed in 1921 by the famous photographer Paul Strand and the painter Charles Sheeler, including excerpts from the writings of Walt Whitman


The movie consists of 65 shots sequenced in a loose non-narrative structure around the city of Manhattan. Completely restored in January 2009 by archivist Bruce Posner, a musical score was added with a music by Donald Sosin, one of today’s leading silent film composers. 

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