A few years back, lensman Jason Goldwatch shared some striking visuals from 2008 of Jay Electronica in Nepal . Now he's announced that he's building a longer presentation of the duo's South Asia adventures, a film titled "Into The Light," which the directors says "is experimental in form and best described as a meditation in un-learning."
Goldwatch says: Traveling across strange lands, we were invited to attend sacred ceremonies of sacrifice and parading celebrations of ancient descent. We trekked together towards the horizon and explored crowded monasteries, solitary mountain top temples, slums of filthy laughing children, and rivers running with blood and flower petals. I documented as Jay walked a river of burning human bodies. We crash landed a helicopter in the Himalayas, and he delivered rice and clean water to a school in a refugee tent city. The result was a collage of movements and emotion.
The experience in itself was a perfect circle. A question with no answers. Full of laughter and tears, but no love story or plot twists. We searched for absolute truth in life, and the only undeniable answer we found was death.
[Via Mass Appeal ]