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A Life in Waves | Global Sounds on Screen

July 27, 2017
7:30 pm
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

A Life in Waves Screening Room Thu, Jul 27, 7:30PM Sun, Jul 30, 2PM See more at https://ybca.org/whats-on/a-life-in-waves A Life in Waves explores the life and innovations of composer and electronic music pioneer Suzanne Ciani. If you watched television, went to the movies, or listened to the radio in the 1980s and 1990s, you've heard Ciani's work, whether you knew it or not. From her earliest days learning the piano, to her multimillion-dollar advertising ventures, to her recent reconnection with her beloved Buchla synthesizer, the film is a deep dive into the life and work of America's first female synth hero. (2017, 75 min, digital) Part of: Global Sounds on Screen Jul 6 - Aug 13, 2017 Screening Room Not your typical concert movie series, this is a globe-trotting survey of films on music, struggle, joy, and dissent. From the birth of the blues in West Africa to unexpected techno in Iran, pop idols in Japan, and a pioneering woman in synthesizers, these films offer a broad depiction of music on-screen. Thu, Jul 6, 7:30PM and Sun, Jul 9, 2PM: Mali Blues | Global Sounds on Screen Thu, Jul 13, 7:30PM and Sun, Jul 16, 2PM: Quest | Global Sounds on Screen Thu, Jul 20, 7:30PM and Sun, Jul 23, 2PM: Eye and Ear Control | Global Sounds on Screen Thu, Aug 3, 7:30PM and Sun, Aug 6, 2PM: Raving Iran | Global Sounds on Screen Thu, Aug 10, 7:30PM and Sun, Aug 13, 2PM: Tokyo Idols | Global Sounds on Screen See all of our upcoming films at ybca.org For more info, call 415.978.2787 or visit ybca.org Enjoy FREE same-day gallery admission with all YBCA presented performances & films!

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