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Trance Mosaic

Australia, 1995 (MIFF 1996, Experimental)

Director: Nick Ostrovskis

One of the durably creative figures on Melbourne's experimental film scene. Nick Ostrovskis continues his Zooming Cinema of memory and city. Ostrovskis experiments with what has always been fundamental to the creation of the cinema image that which persists after the fragment of a dynamic image has passed the eye by into recollection. The concave states of the filmmaker s private experiences of rooms and thoughts and their symbols are stacked up turned inside out and onto the public spaces of Melbourne. (QT)

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