featuring music by Philip Glass and choreography by Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui - premiering at TriBeCa International Film Festival April 25th

Universal Machine is a meditation on the ultimate fate of humanity’s relationship with technology. Featuring music by Philip Glass, the film follows a gifted young woman who awakens into a post-apocalyptic world and must transcend a violent confrontation with a lifelike Artificial Intelligence. Progressing through an elaborate sequence of dance and fight choreography, the action of the film beckons towards an evolved future of peace and compassion.