Beyond the Fear of Singing

Director:  Michael Stillwater

Winner of the Royal Reel Award at the 2018 Canada International Film Festival

In a society where people are often measured by the prowess of their performance, those of us who at an early age experience criticism of the sound of our voice, or find our singing constantly being compared unfavorably to others, may end up reluctant to sing.

Beyond the Fear of Singing explores how this world-wide epidemic of silenced song is being met by an irrepressible uprising of the primal urge to sing.  Drawing extensively on the spoken insights and original music of voice educators and artists from North America, Europe, Australia, and India, it presents a truly global perspective.  Beyond the Fear of Singing is the third feature from In Search of the Great Song, the award-winning documentary series that explores and celebrates the music that lives in all of us.

The first two films, Shining Night and In Search of the Great Song, were screened at previous film festivals here on the island.

 

Released in 2019
90 minutes
Tales from the Heart

Sponsored By
piri-200x200.png
Screening With
apex.png

Explore More Films

Screen Shot 2019-09-17 at 2.34.48 PM.png
Artifishal.png
Beartek.png
Beyond-fear-of-singing.png
Damned to extinction.png
deathbydesign.png
Double Take Poster.jpg
eating up easter.png
echo in the canyon.png
ghost fleet.png
hearing is believing.png
jim allison.png
maiden.png
mission control.png
rbg.png
return to mount kennedy.png
risking light.png
symbiotic earth.png
pura vida.png
Biggest Little Farm.png
The Bowmaker.png
Camino Voyage.png
The IF Project-final.jpg
the-need-to-grow.png
the-rider.png
The River and the Wall.png
the-wild.png
the-zen-speaker.png
they-shall-not-grow-old.png

Friday Harbor Film Festival Office

10 1st Street, Friday Harbor, WA. 98250

360.298.1939

  • Facebook

Office Hours:  Tuesday-Saturday, 1p-5p