Project Description

The Pohaku Ukulele (2013)

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A film about Peter Hurney (luthier, artist, and craftsman of Berkeley California) and his ukulele workshop. This film follows Peter making a soprano ukulele from start to finish, set to a score by the fabulous ukulele player and composer Steven Strauss. The film uses very little dialogue- but relies on visual details and music, with the intent to glorify the process and appreciate the beauty of making something real. We also take a side trip to Peter’s living room to catch a glimpse of Hurney’s other art works, Automata Sculptures. With guest appearance of Steven Strauss trying out Pohaku ukuleles.

Produced, Directed, and filmed by David Silberberg
27 Minutes

Also by David Silberberg, Oh My God! It’s Harrod Blank!