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A live film tour of world records. Yeah, live film.

  • 24 April 2014

In the age of the Netflick, it takes something special to get you to the theater.

This is that something special:

Sam Green's The Measure of All Things, a "live documentary" about the world of world records, screening one night only in May, tickets on sale today at noon.

The doc blends classic filmmaking with live performance — narrated by Green in person while a backing band plays the score.

So the doc only exists at the moment when it’s screened.

Green: “It’s a lovely, fleeting way for something to be in the world.”

The somethings covered: the tallest man, the oldest thing, the longest time in an ice bath and more.

Rich subjects for a guy who made an in-depth (and highly watchable) paean to San Francisco's fog.

The Measure of All Things is guaranteed to sell out given the track record of his producing partners at Pop-Up Magazine (they did the Beck songbook show and are soon to launch The California Sunday Magazine).

So act fast and congratulate yourself later.

The Specifics

The Measure of All Things

Thursday, May 15th

at The Nourse

275 Hayes Street

between Van Ness & Franklin

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