Unseen Skies follows Trevor Paglen, one of the 21st century’s most visionary artists, during the final stretch of his decade long journey to put a work of art into space. Director, writer and producer Yaara Bou Melhem, the two-time UN Media Peace Award-winning filmmaker and investigative journalist, goes behind the lens on Paglen’s intercontinental trek to launch the first ever non-militarized satellite into space with the goal of deploying a 30-metre mirrored balloon into earth’s orbit visible with the naked eye from earth.
Participant and Screen Australia present in association with Screen NSW an In Films production, Unseen Skies, written, produced and directed by Yaara Bou Melhem. Executive producers are Participants Jeff Skoll and Diane Weyermann, along with In Films’ Ivan O’Mahoney and Nial Fulton. The Director of Photography is Tom Bannigan, ACS; the Composer is Helena Czajka; the Editor is Francisco Forbes.
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