Category: Updates

In Pursuit of Silence Soundtrack Receives Nomination from Cinema Eye Honors

The beautiful original score by Alex Lu has just received a nomination for Outstanding Achievement in Original Music Score by the Cinema Eye Honors. This is an incredible honor and well-deserved recognition for Alex Lu’s delicate and powerful work. Winners will be announced at the 2017 Honors Ceremony on January 11 at the Museum of […]

Best International Feature Award from Planet In Focus

We are incredibly honored to have received the BEST INTERNATIONAL FEATURE award from Planet In Focus, one of the biggest and most important environmental film festivals in the world. Here are the extremely kind words the festival shared about our film: If documentaries can often claim to inspire their audiences to see the world in […]

UK Theatrical Release Announced

We are proud to announce that the film will be released in theaters nationwide throughout the UK this fall via Dartmouth Film and with support from John Lewis and Quiet Mark! Tickets are now on sale for the film’s London premiere at Picturehouse Central on October 19 which will feature a post-screening Q&A with special […]

Silence is a Sound release

Sample the digital album (headphones highly recommended) which features the original soundtrack by Alex Lu and 10 recordings of silent places captured around the world during the making of In Pursuit of Silence and download your copy. Silence is much more than the absence of sound. It can have many textures and qualities that all combine […]

SXSW Review: In Pursuit of Silence

Wayne Alan Brenner with the Austin Chronicle writes that he is “undone by this film” and that it is “reminiscent of seeing 1982’s Koyaanisqatsi for the first time”. Unbelievably kind words, Mr. Brenner. Read the full review.

Sold-Out World Premiere @ CPH:DOX

Hey everyone! We’re back from our sold-out world premiere in Copenhagen, Denmark (CPH:DOX). IPOS was one of the most popular films screened, prompting the festival to add a third screening. Thanks in large part to the film’s co-presenter Roskilde Festival (Europe’s largest music festival), word spread quickly following our world premiere at The Grand Teatret. […]

The Many Metaphors of Silence

Silence is the mother of everything that has come out from the Depth. And Silence kept quiet about what she was unable to describe: the Unspeakable. Clement of Alexandria As In Pursuit of Silence moves towards a likely fall film festival release, we’re continuing to meet and discuss the embodiment of silence and its vast influence upon our […]

The Vast Forest of Silence

“All profound things and emotions of things are preceded and attended by Silence” Herman Melville Team IPOS met yesterday to gaze into the forest together. As director and editor Patrick Shen shared a quote with us before unveiling an early assembly of the film he said, “first drafts are like shooting an arrow into the […]