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Big Cities

Memory of Sound

"La Memoria Del Sonido" builds an arc of experiences and connections between noise and the sounds in San Jose, Costa Rica. The film explores the country's pre-Columbian origins in relation to sound and its modern environment. The journey analyses the value of innovative initiatives aimed at recovering the lost quality of life in the city.

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