Birthday parties, picnics, holidays—sifting through 30 years’ worth of home movies and stills, A Song Of Air recasts the seemingly innocuous fragments of a family history into a painful reconciliation with the past. In divulging family skeletons, Merilee Bennett has created an elegiac poem.
Nada, a down-on-his-luck construction worker, discovers a pair of special sunglasses. Wearing them, he is able to see the world as it really is: people being bombarded by media and government with messages like "Stay Asleep", "No Imagination", "Submit to Authority".
Jesus, a humble Judean carpenter beginning to see that he is the son of God, is drawn into revolutionary action against the Roman occupiers by Judas -- despite his protestations that love, not violence, is the path to salvation.