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Between Worlds; Screening with: Frans Lanting: The Evolution of Life

  • Colligan Plaza Theatre 1020 River Street Santa Cruz, CA, 95060 United States (map)

Between Worlds 

(Documentary Feature, 1 hr 5 mins)

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Scheduled to attend: Brad Kremer (Director), Andres Amador (Star), Christopher Frey (Executive Producer), Philippa Frey (Associate Producer), Troy Alexiadis (Motion Graphics), Baine Secuya (Editor)

Synopsis: Between Worlds' is a documentary that follows the first-of-its-kind collaboration of two award-winning artists using two different mediums and two vastly different relationships with time, coming together for the creation of a singular vision. One is renowned for his expansive works of beach art that are lost to the elements shortly after completion, while the other attempts to capture these works in an entirely new way with his own stylistic approach to photography. It is a story that explores art from different perspectives and the challenges of meeting 'Between Worlds' to create something new and original.

Director: Brad Kremer is an award-winning director, producer, and cinematographer based in San Francisco. He began his career in film-making in action sports where he produced and directed many of snowboarding’s most influential films. Nike once described Brad as a "legendary filmmaker.” Brad has won over 100 industry awards under his direction, including three Movie of the Year awards, a 2013 National Gold ADDY award for his short film for Nike set in Montafon, Austria and an Emmy in 2014.

Screening with:


Frans Lanting: The Evolution of Life

(Documentary Short, 22 mins)

Attending: Steven Kochones (director); Frans Lanting (subject); Christine Eckstrom (subject)

Synopsis: Embark on a dazzling journey through time via the remarkable images of National Geographic photographer Frans Lanting and his epic “LIFE” project, which presents a stunning interpretation of life on Earth from the Big Bang to the present. The film also recounts Lanting’s own evolution from natural history photographer to visual chronicler of life on the planet.

Director: Steven Kochones is a film director specializing in award-winning non-fiction films. Since 2009, he has directed 16 documentaries about photography and photographers, including the critically acclaimed "Who Shot Rock & Roll," which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival and screened at 25 other festivals, earning four awards. His music documentary "Country: Portraits of an American Sound," was released in 2017 on Netflix, iTunes and other premium outlets. Kochones has also tackled gritty and global subjects, such as "The War Photographers" and "Water: Our Thirsty World," produced in association with National Geographic.