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2014 | 23:30
Ben Russell, Atlantis
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"We Utopians are happy / This will last forever"

Loosely framed by Plato's invocation of the lost continent of Atlantis in 360 BC and its re-re-resurrection via a 1970s science fiction pulp novel, Atlantis is a documentary...

 

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Tags: landscape, minimalism, myth, nature

The Freestone Drone
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Unmanned Aerial Vehicles -- drones -- have become an everyday feature of contemporary military activity, replacing humans in reconnaissance flights, small-scale combat missions and covert operations. The U.S. Army operates some ten thousands UAVs...

 

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Tags: humor, installation, state, the, surveillance, war

Barry Doupe, Life and People
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"Playing like a series of overheard conversations, Life and People grapples with communication, language, and recitation by staging common situations—a doctor’s prognosis, a teacher’s report to a parent—in the director’s signature...

 

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Tags: humor, language, performance

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Paul and Veena, two disembodied computer voices, wonder what things mean and what means things. We travel with them to various imagined places in this visually spare video, meditating on the in-between places and negative space where meaning...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: language, sound

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