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20th Anniversary of send + receive: A Life in Waves

Thu, Sept 6 / 7 pm
Directed by Brent Whitcomb
2017, USA, 74 min

If you watched TV, went to the movies, or listened to the radio, you’ve probably heard Suzanne Ciani’s work, whether you knew it or not. Suzanne is a five-time Grammy  nominated composer, electronic music pioneer, and neo-classical recording artist whose work has been featured in countless commercials, video games, and feature films. This film explores Suzanne’s life and innovations through her own eyes, offering a feminine glimpse into the world of electronic music. Suzanne Ciani’s work can be heard in ads for brands such as Coca-Cola, Atari, Skittles, and Dial. Ciani also scored Lily Tomlin’s The Incredible Shrinking Woman, distinguishing her as the first solo female composer of a major Hollywood film.


20th Anniversary of send + receive

This year marks the 20th anniversary of send + receive: a festival of sound, Winnipeg’s annual festival dedicated to sound art and experimental music and one of the longest running festivals of its kind in Canada. As part of this special occasion send + receive has curated a series of films relating to sound and the unique artists who have paved new territories and methodologies in their fields. For complete details about send + receive and this year’s events see sendandreceive.org.

Reviews

Shines a light on the untold stories of inspirational women who blazed a trail. An essential documentary for fans of electronic music.
- Jake Wyatt, Switch
Five stars. The story about a woman of considerable contribution who took a new art form and transformed it into great success through personal and professional triumphs.
- David Duprey, ThatMomentIn
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