Truth Or ConsequencesUnited States, 2020 : Alberta Premiere
TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES is a speculative documentary about time and how we weave the past into the present and our possible future. Set in the small desert town of Truth or Consequences, New Mexico, the film takes place in the shadow of the world’s first commercial Spaceport. Subtly set in a near future when space travel has begun, the film follows five residents in the town.
Combining documentary cinema, archival footage, experimental virtual reality worlds and an improvised score by Bill Frisell, TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES is a lyrical meditation on progress, history, and how we navigate a sense of loss within ourselves and a changing world.
International Film Festival Rotterdam 2020
Sheffield Doc | Fest 2020
DOXA Documentary Film Festival 2020
Santa Fe Independent Film Festival 2020
Camden International Film Festival 2020
San Francisco Documentary Festival 2020
Director, editor, cinematographer, producer and writer Hannah Jayanti is a documentary filmmaker. She’s dedicated to changing the way we listen to each other through the art of nonfiction. Recent support includes: Sundance Institute, Tribeca Film Institute, New York State Council on the Arts, New York Foundation for the Arts, Jerome Foundation, among others. She’s passionate about making filmmaking accessible and teaches free and low cost media classes around the world. TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES is her first feature length film.
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press for Truth Or Consequences
"A profound reflection on mankind’s eternal urge to seek new frontiers."- POV Magazine
"A world that is looking a lot different for its inhabitants comes into focus in this inventive nonfiction excursion"- The Moveable Fest
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