ULTRASONIC: A film by Rohit Colin Rao, Opens June 22 at the Roxie Theater

A musician with hyper-sensitive hearing searches for the root of an ominous sound that plagues him, but is inaudible to everyone else. ULTRASONIC is a Garden Thieves Pictures release, runs for 90 minutes, is in English, and is MPAA-rated R.

ULTRASONIC tells the tale of Simon York (Silas Gordon Brigham), an aspiring musician with a beautiful wife and baby on the way. Ruth (Cate Buscher), Simon's wife, is supportive of Simon's dream, but their recent financial problems prove to be a strain on their relationship. Simon begins to hear an ominous sound that plagues him, but is inaudible to everyone else. While Ruth is convinced it is stress-related, Ruth's brother, Jonas (Sam Repshas), an eccentric young conspiracy theorist, believes the sound is a sign of something much greater and more threatening.  Jonas' theory leads him and Simon into an obsession that spirals out of control and leaves everyone wondering, what is the truth?

About the Director
Rohit grew up in Silver Spring, MD. He is a filmmaker, musician and software engineer. In 2001, Rohit wrote and directed his first film BLOCKS, which was shot on 16mm film and served as his film school graduation film. In 2004, Rohit wrote and directed SOMEONE AND SOMEONE, INC., a seven-minute satirical short about corporate America, which debuted at the Maryland Film Festival in 2004. Since then, he has focused on music projects. He self-released an album with The Translucents called “Roots Run Deep,” and an EP with Tigertronic called “The Potomac Winter Sessions,” both of which are spotlighted in the film. ULTRASONIC marks Rohit's feature-length filmmaking debut.

Roxie Theater • 3117 16th Street @ Valencia, San Francisco