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The Sound of Us

The Sound of Us" illustrates that during this critical time in world and U.S. history, music gives sound to hope and courage, allows us to grieve and be honest, and is the great, universal language that unites us all.

As the world grapples with unrest the profound truth remains that, through music, we are not alone.

The Sound of Us weaves inspiring stories about the beauty and goodness of music with interviews and performances by artists such as Ben Folds, Sarah McLachlan, Avery*Sunshine, Eric Whitacre, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Hiromi, Antonio Sanchez, Butch Walker, Will Wells, Patti Smith, and many more. Combined, these powerful vignettes illustrate how music heals us, gives us hope for the future through our children, keeps our heritage and history alive, allows us to have the most difficult of conversations, sheds light on current struggles, and continues to invite us back to the thing that unites us all - music.

The film is directed by Chris Gero, a Grammy nominated, American music industry executive, concert producer, record producer, songwriter, film director and composer, founder of Yamaha Entertainment Group of America and Chief Artist Relations Executive for Yamaha Artist Relations Group




'The Sound of us' opens the Bozeman Film Celebration

The Sound of Us documentary feature by Chris Gero: BZN OPENING NIGHT FILM & WORLD PREMIERE Join us Thursday September 9th in The Crawford Theater at 5 PM for Our Opening Night Film Fund Gala!! Catered by Plonk Catering & emceed by brilliant comedian Bassem Youssef, and joined by MSU film student senior pitches, we will host the world premiere of The Sound of Us followed by a brief Q&A ...

The Sound of us honored in Cannes with 'The Movie that MATTERS' Award

Chris Gero could not make it to Cannes unfortunately. his award was handed in Cannes by Bruno Chatelin founderwith Manuel Collas dela Roche during the BETTER WORLD FUND Charity Gala Juky 12 on th ecroisette prestigious 3.14 beach; The PARTY of the day, where Spike Lee and Barry Brown were honored! Chris sent his acceptance speech and caring words, we are happy to share them with our audience. Pab the artist wo did Chris Gero's trophy had a special message b...

The Sound of us to receive The Movie That Matters Award in Cannes

THE MOVIE THAT MATTER AWARD TO CHRIS GERO FOR THE SOUND OF US Another Award expected for Chris Gero  July 12 during the Better World Fund Gala in Cannes! The concept of the Award, created by Bruno Chatelin, was inspired by his days running Sony in France when the Chairman of the company David Puttnam tagged the Studio's mission with this inspiring mission "Making Movies that Matter" : very relevant, very important and visionnary. Since its creation th...

The Sound of Us will have its Market Premiere in Cannes July 13

Cannes market premiere July 13 onsite and July 14th online On site screening Palais H 1:45 PM Online Market screening July 14 ...

Best for fests: The Sound of Us - Cast and Crew

Director: Chris Gero   (Nathan East: For the Record, The Gift..) is a 12-time Emmy Award winner and Grammy Award-nominated record producer   Writer: Sara Bachler, Chris Gero Nathan East: For the Record Producers : Chris Gero, Sara Bachler, Ben James Director of photography: Ben James Editors: Nate Cole, Chris Gero, Ben James, William Jenkins, Luca Silver, Mike Stuckey jr   Director Biography...

Best for Fests 'The Sound of Us': Trailer

Music is the sound of truth, the sound of hope. It is the sound of unity and courage. During this critical time in history, the profound truth remains that music is the great, universal language.       ...

Best for fests 'The Sound of Us' by Chris Gero - A note to festival directors

Dear Festival friends,   Thank you for considering our documentary feature "The Sound of Us" for inclusion in your film festival.    "The Sound of Us" illustrates that during this critical time in world and U.S. history, music gives sound to hope and courage, allows us to grieve and be honest, and is the great, universal language that unites us all.   As the world grapples with uncertainty, the profound truth remains that, through music, we are not...

The Sound of Us - Chris Gero - Director's statement

This is a very personal introspective of my own life through the lens of how the unexplainable power of music transcends the understanding of what music truly means to us as humans.   I have a very unique perspective on this, being on both sides of the creative spectrum in business – both as a creative and a corporate executive – as well as having had a very unorthodox and unconventional childhood that only music led me out of. What would otherwise have been a ve...


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