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The Central Meridian

USA, 1984 (MIFF 1986)

Director: Jay Teitzell

Two films are intercut — one, a colour documentary in which an artist introduces us to his latest work in a major museum; the other, a B&W narrative about the person who might inhabit such an environment..

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