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Images of Flying and Falling

USA, 2001 (MIFF 2001, Experimental)

Director: Ariana Gerstein-McCollum

About the loss of the filmmaker's grandmother, this film is an enticing yet evasive construction of memory a hunting down of memory's elusive traces through the synaptic repetition of images and designs.

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