"Lost Time is never found again." Benjamin Franklin wrote that, and producer Barbara Bogaev agrees. She tries daily to reconcile her time, "Barbara Time", with "Clock Time"; at the same time, she dreams of a life WITHOUT time. And really, who wouldn¹t like to escape the relentless march of time?
In that spirit, we consider various routes people take to Escape From Time. A neuroscientist explains the ways in which the brain stretches time in periods of stress and peak performance; a civil war re-enactor immerses himself so convincingly in the past that he achieves the elusive high known as "period rush"; and then we visit the ten thousand year clock -- a project devoted to looking ten thousand years into the future in order to gain perspective on the present.
Escape From Time was produced by Barbara Bogaev, with additional production by Queena Kim. The show was mixed by Jared Weissbrot. “Yew Piney Mountain” was performed by Appalachian Fiddler Lars Prillaman. Special thanks to Wide Awake Films, Alexander Rose of the Long Now Foundation, and Taylor Dupree at 12k for permission to use the song Solang by Sogar, from their album Apikal Blend. This program was produced as part of the international documentary exchange collaboration, Global Perspectives: Escape!
Escape From Time was produced by Barbara Bogaev, with additional production from Queena Kim. The show was mixed by Jared Weissbrot. Special thanks to Appalachian Fiddler Lars Prillaman, Wide Awake Films, Taylor Deupree at 12k, and Alexander Rose at the Long Now Foundation for the use of music and other audio. This program airs as part of the international documentary collaboration, Global Perspectives: Escape!
The Long Now Foundation
This is a foundation that concentrates on perception, and preservation of time.
Wide Awake Films
A production company inspired by the "Wide Awakes" of the 1800s.
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