Sun Ra: The Magic Sun

Genres - Avant-garde / Experimental, Music  |   Sub-Genres - Instrumental Music  |  
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Musician and filmmaker Phill Niblock turns his lens on the legendary avant-garde jazz artist Sun Ra in this experimental short subject. Shot using a high-contrast negative film process and composed in a series of extreme close-ups of the hands and mouths of Sun Ra and his Solar Arkestra, Sun Ra: The Magic Sun is an impressionistic look at these influential jazz artists, with the images providing a counterpoint to the unique energy of Ra's music.

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artist, energy, music, musician