It’s a movie-going experience that’s hard to explain to anyone who hasn’t previously seen one of nonfiction filmmaker Sam Green’s live documentaries.
In his latest piece, a collaboration with the Kronos Quartet titled “A Thousand Thoughts,” the big screen plays home to interviews and archival images that audiences would expect to see in a traditional documentary. On stage, the Kronos Quartet appear live to perform the film’s score, while Green himself narrates the film.
Green has made traditional documentaries like “Weather Underground,” but his live projects have been entirely conceived and executed as purely live events.
Not only will “A Thousand Thoughts” never be available on Netflix or anywhere else, it’s the nonfiction streaming boom that inspired Green to create these unique theatrical events.
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