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Rungs in a Ladder: Jacob Bannon of Converge

[Read our exclusive interview with Jacob Bannon right here]

"Rungs in a Ladder" is the latest short form documentary by production team McFarland and Pecci. A meditation on life, art, and purpose, the film centers around Jacob Bannon, an accomplished visual artist and frontman for hardcore band Converge, a group that has been carving its own iconoclastic path through the hardcore music landscape for over twenty years. 

Bannon reflects on the formative events in his life as well as his continuing commitment to creation rather than destruction. A commitment that, he explains, is informed as much by anger as it is by survival. The documentary is a single continuous thought that sprawls in multiple directions but ultimately culminates in a sobering and uplifting statement of purpose. 
 
Directed by Ian McFarland, "Rungs in the Ladder" is the latest in an ongoing series of documentaries by McFarland and Pecci profiling people carving a meaningful existence for themselves on the fringes of society.
 
Director: Ian McFarland
Producer:  McFarland & Pecci
Production Company: McFarland & Pecci
Director: Ian McFarland
DP: Heather McGrath
Editor: Ian McFarland
Composer: Dean Baltulonis
Colorist: Tony Fernandez
Titles & Graphics: Toil

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