Promises: Through Congress — 2021

46 minutes 4k video

Director / Cinematographer/ Editor: Trevor Tweeten

Music: Floating Points and Pharoah Sanders

Painting: Julie Mehretu

Producer: Luaka Bop

Promises: Through Congress is a collaboration between Julie Mehretu, electronic music composer Floating Points aka Sam Shepherd, and filmmaker Trevor Tweeten. This 46-minute film features Mehretu’s expansive painting Congress, 2003, and Promises, the acclaimed album from Floating Points and jazz titan Pharoah Sanders featuring the London Symphony Orchestra released by Luaka Bop. Filmed on location at The Broad in Los Angeles.

Featured on The Criterion Channel Free Jazz 12 Films, November 2022 Lineup.