The Last of the Nightingales

Masha Karpoukhina, Natasha Deganello Giraudie, Rose Wyatt, Hassan Said, Colorfool Films, Blind Films | 2022 | 32 min.

2023 Official Selection

In the late 1960’s Bernie Krause was a prolific composer & a foley artist who pioneered synthesizers and worked with industry giants such as Francis Ford Coppola, the Doors, and the Rolling Stones, but after one chance encounter with the sounds of the wilderness, he chose to change his career path in life, setting out to gather wild field recordings to help battle the climate crisis using acoustic information. Over half a century later, his vast archive of captured soundscapes reflects dire habitat devastation in the world, yet also yields urgent stories about the need for immediate change.

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