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Speaking into the Air

Overview

Genre
Arts, Biography, Culture, History, and Essay
Synopsis

Before social media platforms like facebook, tiwtter and instagram there was ham radio. A network of radio operators would meet in the airwaves and with analogue machines they would connect bridging long distances and languages. In a basement packed with 2-way radio equipment, antennas, and fading black and white photographs Andre Sipos sits in front of what looks like a WWII communications post and after turning knobs and switches, a blast of interference, static and a distance voice in a foreign language emanate from the speakers. In this short film we travel through time to a post war era where communications were in the front line of war, a time that established communications as we know them today. SPEAKING INTO THE AIR is short creative documentary about a scientist and the time machine he built in his basement in an effort to keep in touch with a distant past.

Stage
finished
Running time
23 minutes

Credits

Production Details

Prod. Co.
Pablo Alvarez Mesa
Country
Canada
Years of Production
2014

Distribution Details

Release year
2015
Festivals
RIDM, Rotterdam, RVCQ
Language
English

Photos

Screen shot 2014-09-12 at 12.45.16 pm_thumb

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