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WE CAN NOT EXIST IN THIS WORLD ALONE

UK / USA (MIFF 2008, Free Radicals)

Director: Ben Rivers & Ben Russell

WE CAN NOT EXIST IN THIS WORLD ALONE

Ten visionary cinematic dispatches from two of contemporary experimental film's most uncompromising artists.

Ranging from mind-blowing psychedelia to trance film documentary to Scottish hermit ethnography (in Cinemascope!), these films sketch a portrait of a modern world in increasingly hopeful disarray.

Ben Rivers and Ben Russell are guests of the festival

** Don't miss Ben Russell performing as part of Intermission: Who Is Miss Roder? at 45 Downstairs on Friday 1 August at 9.30pm**

Presented in association with OtherFilm.

Black and White Trypps Number Four (Ben Russell, 10 mins)
The Coming Race
(Ben Rivers, 5 mins)
Black and White Trypps Number Three
(Ben Russell, 11 mins)
This Is My Land
(Ben Rivers, 14 mins)
Workers Leaving the Factory (Dubai) (Ben Russell, 8 mins)
Dove Coup
(Ben Rivers, 2 mins)
Daumë (Ben Russell, 7 mins)
Ah, Liberty!
(Ben Rivers, 20 mins)
Trypps #5 (Dubai) (Ben Russell, 3 mins)


TD 16mm, 35mm/2000-2008/81mins

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