Hans Fjellestad

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filmography

SOUNDING THE SPACE (2014)
director + cinematographer
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Percussionist Marcos Fernandes reconnects with his homeland by staging elaborate concerts in four historical buildings designed by his grandfather Uheiji Nagano (1867-1937) in Yokohama, Kyoto, Okayama, and Matsue.


SUNSET STRIP (2012)
director + writer + producer + composer
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A "color-packed doc boasting a lifetime's worth of glamour and sleaze" (Hollywood Reporter) starring Johnny Depp, Mickey Rourke, Ozzy Osbourne, Keanu Reeves, Alice Cooper, Sofia Coppola, Sharon Stone, Hugh Hefner, Courtney Love, and others.


WHEN THE WORLD BREAKS (2010)
director + writer + composer
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A personal look back at 1930s American life, art, cinema, literature, music, and culture.


THE HEART IS A DRUM MACHINE (2009)
writer + producer
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Why music? Artists and scholars grapple with the question in this cinematic look at a uniquely human obsession, with Milford Graves, Juliette Lewis, Elijah Wood, John Frusciante, George Clinton, Jason Schwartzman, among others. A "head trip about the heart." (Wired)


MOOG (2004)
director + writer + producer + composer
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Bob Moog shaped musical culture with some of the most inspiring electronic instruments ever created. This "compelling documentary portrait of a provocative, thoughtful and deeply sympathetic figure" (New York Times) peeks into the inventor's mind and the worldwide phenomenon he fomented.


FRONTIER LIFE (2002)
director + writer + producer + composer
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This feature documentary explores the inventive art world of Tijuana, Mexico. A city that has more in common with science fiction novels than history books about Mexico. Filmmaker Magazine calls the film a "fresh, quick-paced, smartly edited doc that boasts an innovative score" and Resonance dubs it one of the "latest and greatest in documentary filmmaking."




WORKS IN PROGRESS



GIRL WITH A GUITAR [currently filming]
director + writer + cinematographer
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A film and humanitarian project to empower girls through music.


RADIO CAROLINE [currently filming]
director + writer
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The story of legendary off-shore UK radio outfit Radio Caroline.








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