20-22

A pure cinematic odyssey into
the world of the Anthropocene.

20-22 OMEGA wins Prix du Jury Étudiant at the RIDM. 

The young members of the RIDM (Montreal International Documentary Festival) Jury notes: “For its uniqueness, ambitious audio-visual work, hypnotic atmosphere and perspective on humanity..”  Click here for more details

Homo Sapiens, species of bipedal primates characterized by dependence upon language and complex tools.

Homo Sapiens (latin: Wise Man) has become the most influential biological species and force on Earth, engendering a new epoch known as the Anthropocene: the age of the New Humans.

20-22 OMEGA is a feature film, nonverbal and nonfiction, exploring a new humanity emerging in the Anthropocene,

an unprecedented age dominated by human presence and activities (aka the Human Enterprise), and defined by accelerated change, unimaginable possibilities and complex uncertainties.

Shot on Kodak B&W film over 5 years across 100 locations. 

20-22 OMEGA (111 min) gives exclusive access to popular as well as rarely seen places, spectacular events and fascinating characters as the film captures a wide and diverse range of human environments, moments and operations.

Accompanied by an original soundtrack of organ music, choir songs and Inuit throat singing,

this experiential documentary film takes us on a pure cinematic odyssey of evocative imagery and music, transcending the human language to reveal a new human reality known as Posthumanism.

20-22 OMEGA is a postmodern-take on the Early cinema movement of the Avantgarde documentary genre

known as Pure Cinema, and it can be described as, “Man with a Movie Camera (1929)” meets “2001, a Space Odyssey (1968)”.

CREDITS

Producer & Director  THIERRY LOA
Cinematographer  THIERRY LOA
Associate Producers  FORBES CAMPBELL, RYAN JAKUBEK
Picture Editor  RAY SHINE
Composers  IDA TONINATO, GUILLAUME MARTINEAU, PHILIPPE LE BON, P.B.
Soundtrack Concept  THIERRY LOA
Music Supervision  PHILIPPE BÉLAND
Solo singers  IVALUARJUK KATHLEEN MERRITT, MARIE-ANNICK BÉLIVEAU, NILS BROWN
Choir Director  JEAN-SÉBASTIEN LÉVESQUE
Sound & Music Postproduction  NFB-ONF
NFB-ONF Producer  JOHANNE BERGERON (ACIC)
NFB-ONF Project Coordinator  MARIE-CHRISTINE GUITÉ (ACIC)
Picture Postproduction  POST MODERNE
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