Private Project

Bearing Witness (2017)

Bearing Witness (2017)
Does the Earth Remember?
Every memory contains a place - therefore the Earth is a witness to all memories. In this audiovisual tone poem, the Earth retains memories of our past and encourages us to re-examine our memories that ultimately define our identity.
Director: JUN BAE
Model - Octavia Johnson
Voiceover by Kim Dixon
Recorded by Neil Kesterson
Mixed by Dane Dickmann
Inspired by:
Hold Still: A Memoir with Photographs by Sally Mann (2016)
The Sound by R. Williams Parry (1924)
The Memory of Earth by Orson Scott Card (1992)

Official Selection - St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase

  • Jun Bae
  • Octavia Johnson
    Key Cast
  • Kim Dixon
  • Dane Dickmann
  • Neil Kesterson
  • Project Type:
    Experimental, Music Video, Short, Other
  • Runtime:
    5 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    June 23, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    1,500 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
  • Shooting Format:
  • Aspect Ratio:
  • Film Color:
    Black & White and Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase
    St. Louis, Missouri
    United States
    July 16, 2017
Director Biography - Jun Bae

Jun Bae is an award winning multi-media artist from Tokyo based in St. Louis, MO.

Currently, he is producing a series of documentary films, Tale of Two Cities, to portray the 'Divided City.'

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