It’s Friday!! Hooray!!! Not only has the weekend begun, but it is now time for a new installment of Roque’s Friday Films! I took a break last week because of the incredibly stressful presidential election going on here in the US, but today, I present to you a film called “Autumnal”.
Living in the hills and woods of middle Tennessee has given me the chance to enjoy all of the fall colors that are unravelling right now. I literally cannot get enough of how strikingly beautiful all of it is—so much so, that I made a film to showcase the colors and foliage that exist right outside my door.
“Autumnal” is a contemplative film that highlights the vivid changes occurring in nature during a fall season. It features original music by my frequent collaborator and talented musician Andrew Weitze.
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It’s here! This week’s new film is designed to be experimental and evocative. Filmed during a recent trip to the Stone Door trail at South Cumberland State Park in Tennessee, I was able to capture lush forest imagery and panoramic vistas overlooking the gorgeous Savage Gulf area.
I have always wanted to play around with color in my films and the backdrop of fall foliage colors seemed to be a wonderful opportunity to try it out. I also recorded a chant that I wrote. I sang it in three part harmonies, and the result is a plaintive and haunting piece of music.
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