the final film
in the Ebb and Flow trilogy
by Robert Bornn
if our darkest fears of environmental calamity were to occur?
just a bird dream, right?" -- anonymous post-apocalyptic sage --
Bornn's evocative movie, Bird Dreams (2008), is the third digital video
film in his
Ebb and Flow lyrical nature series.
The Ebb and Flow trilogy offers
an unconventional view of nature in three narrative-free and nonviolent
movies. Robertís perspective shows nature in ethereal abstracts and enchanted
Run Time: 9 minutes
For more than four decades Robert
Bornn has created a wide variety of films and images. In 1968 his
first lyrical film, Mandarin Orange Matrix, was screened at the
historic Filmmakers Cinematheque in New York City.
In 2004 he released Oceanís
Edge-Spiritís Journey, a narrative-free natural look at the
Mendocino, California Coast and its bird culture. Original music
was provided by his partner, Laura Worth on recorder and Robert on Xylimba
and drums (pictures
In 2005 Robert released Here
and Now which sets evocative natural waterscapes and landscapes
Discovery Suite, his original,
improvisational piano medley.
(2008) is the final film in the Ebb and Flow trilogy.
Robert has been creating original
music and sound effects on a variety of instruments since the 60ís. He
has also created duets with Laura as SoundMoments
Duo. Previously they built the musical ensemble, DIAJ
(Drummers in a Jam), creating a new, African-Inspired, improvisational
music. Robert produced their album, Pangaea:
Old World, New Visions on which their melodic and rhythmic expressions
are featured with lead vocalist,
Boukaka, the Congolese-American entertainer
Visit Robert at www.bornn.com
to learn more about him and see samples of his art. Download
free samples of Robert Bornn's and Laura Worth's music library and samples
of Robert's sound effects at www.seadriftmedia.com.
Video and nature sounds recorded
in Cascadia; post production at Vashon-Maury Studios.
Copyright © (P) 2005-2008 by
Robert Bornn. All rights reserved.
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to the public good (such as libraries, museums, schools, and art centers).
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the free sample of "Bird Dreams" for your own, non-commercial use.
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