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AH, LIBERTY!

Films by Ben Rivers

With UK Filmmaker Ben Rivers In Person!
Presented by WHITE LIGHT CINEMA

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Friday, April 4, 2008

Rivers’ films tend to fall into two categories: minimal, moody riffs on horror film traditions and tropes – particularly those of 1930’s Hollywood; and lyrical, poignant experimental documentary portraits of people and places in the British Isles.

PROGRAM DETAILS:
Old Dark House – 2003, 4 min, 16mm, b/w
House – 2005, 5 min, 16mm, b/w
The Bomb with a Man in his Shoe – 2005, 15 min, 16mm, b/w
The Coming Race – 2006, 5 min, 16mm, b/w
This Is My Land – 2006, 14 min, 16mm, b/w
Dove Coup/Greenhouse – 2007, 2 min each, 16mm, b/w +
Ah, Liberty! – 2008, 20 min, anamorphic 16mm, b/w

Very Special Thanks to Patrick Friel, Ben Russell, and Jennifer Fieber for their invaluable assistance in making this program possible.



Filed under: 16mm, artist in attendance, experimental, film

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