wüstenspringmaus

2002 | 00:03:00 | United States | English | Color | Stereo | 4:3 | Film

Collection: Single Titles

Tags: Chicago Art, Humor, Politics

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"The gerbil has long been associated with New World capitalism because of its incessant energy. The Golden Age of Hollywood takes on the history and evolution of this delightful household pet."

— International Film Festival Rotterdam (2003)

— "Jim Finn's Wüstenspringmaus, a well-sprung, rear-screened account of a gerbil's life in the '70s."

— Guy Maddin, Film Comment, January (2004)

This title is also available on Jim Finn Videoworks: Volume 1.

Prizes + Awards

Thaw Film/Video Festival, Iowa, Blue Award 2003

Exhibitions + Festivals

Chicago Underground Film Festival, Chicago, IL, 2013

Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, Concrete Cinema / Jim Finn Presents The Juche Idea and Selected Shorts, June 14 2012

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