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36,000 feet
Farewell  (2003)

An elegy for my Jamaican Grandfather who lived for 98 years. Culled from hand-processed super-8 memories and kodachrome images of the heavens, family photographs and an audio recording of his sweet voice discussing the secret of his long, healthy life, the film bids goodbye to an amazing soul.

Commissioned as part of the Minute Movies program at the Images Festival.

Technical Specifications

year(s) of production 2003
production format
regular-8 kodachrome (K40), super-8mm b&w (7278) 35mm b&w (5222)
print format 35mm color (2386)
aspect ratio 1:1.37
projection speed 24fps
running time 2:00
optical sound, stereo

John Price : cinematography, b&w processing, 35mm photo animation, editing, sound design & mix, negative conforming & cutting.
John Kneller : regular-8 & super-8 blow up to 35mm
Niagara Custom Lab : color printing & print processing.