The Chimera of M
By Sebastian Buerkner
Entering the unfamiliar space of a stereoscopic digital animation, viewers find themselves behind the eyes of an unseen and distinctly unreliable protagonist. Arriving where he had once lived, he moves through the old haunts seemingly attempting to re-engage with two abandoned relationships, one with a man, one with a woman.
The Toxic Camera
by Jane and Louise Wilson
The Wilsonsʼ film explores interconnecting stories from interviews conducted with Chernobyl ʻveteransʼ and with Shevchenkoʼs film crew, 25 years after the Chernobyl incident. The narrative includes the story of the camera that Shevchenko used which became so highly radioactive that it was subsequently buried on the outskirts of Kiev. Shevchenkoʼs surviving camera crew go on a quest to find the
Secretary of the Invisible
by Marine Hugonnier, LAFVA 2007
Shot on the river Niger, close to the city of Niamey, this film features Damoure Zika and Moussa Hamidou, who were Jean Rouch's principle actor and sound engineer, respectively.
The film is set during 'Cinema day', a day during which people in Niamey could see as much films as they want with only one ticket. This day also coincides with an unofficial 'Holley' ceremony, an animist Songhay
by Emily Wardill, FLAMIN Productions
Based on the life of Sarah Winchester and the Winchester Mystery House, Fulll Firearms presents the story of Imelda, a woman haunted by the victims of the guns sold in her father's company. She uses her inheritance to work with an architect who builds a house for these ghosts. When a group of people squat her half finished building Imelda is convinced that they are the ghosts
Two Years at Sea
by Ben Rivers, FLAMIN Productions
Two Years at Sea (2011) is Rivers' first feature length project and takes as its subject Jake, a man who lives in isolation in the middle of the forest in remote Scotland. The film documents Jake's solitary existence, capturing moments of profound beauty as he builds a raft to spend time sitting in a loch and sleeps in a caravan that floats up a tree.
A Cowboy Invited me to Watch Him Bull Ride
by Roz Mortimer, Random Acts
Years of genetic selection have created The American Bucking Bull, an elite breed designed solely for their athletic prowess and desire to buck. The actions of bull and cowboy are cut to the rhythm of the Star Spangled Banner creating a subtle subversion of the concept of the American hero.
by Lindsay Seers, Jarman Award 3 Minute Wonders Commission
Theatre director Steve Pearl talks about his chance meetings with Seers' auntie Barbara, a female ventriloquist, and her Uncle Patrick, a stage performer with alternative personas, and explains their influence on Seers' subsequent deployment of ventriloquism and theatrical performance in her work.
by Isaac Julien
Derek was supported by Film London, More4 and marked the inaugural year of the Jarman Award.
by Ben Rivers, LAFVA 2007
A family’s place in the wilderness, outside of time; free-range animals and children, junk and nature, all within the most sublime landscape. The work aims at an idea of freedom, which is reflected in the hand-processed Scope format, but is undercut with a sense of foreboding. There’s no particular story; beginning, middle or end, just fragments of lives lived, rituals performed.
10 Seconds or Greater
by Rachel Reupke
Formally based on the production of royalty-free stock footage, 10 Seconds or Greater maps the logical progression of a director through a check list of popular scenarios designed to illustrate such commercially lucrative concepts as ‘communication’, ‘relaxation’ and ‘healthy life-style’.
Rear Projection (Molly Parker)
by Mark Lewis, LAFVA 2005
Rear Projection (Molly Parker) is a film portrait of the Canadian actress Molly Parker (one of the leads in the American TV series Deadwood). For this 'portrait' Parker was filmed in studio in LA. Behind her there is a 35mm rear screen projection of a desolate and abandoned gas-station in Ontario Canada. The landscape was filmed in Winter and Summer and a compute
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