The Great Silence

  • 16'
  • Puerto Rico
  • 2016
Arecibo, the world’s largest radio telescope, is located in Esperanza, Puerto Rico, which is also home to a critically endangered species of parrots. The telescope functions as an ear that is capable of capturing signs of extraterrestrial intelligence. The witty messages from the parrots remain unnoticed.


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Directors
Jennifer Allora, Guillermo Calzadilla
Premiere
International premiere
Country of production
Puerto Rico
Production Year
2016
Festival Edition
IFFR 2017
Length
16'
Medium
File
Language
no dialogue
Producer
Sebastian Krügler
Production Company
89mm_minimum.movies
Sales
Quartz Studio