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Actions in Action

USA, 1997 (MIFF 1999, Captured - Ways of Being)

Director: Halflifers

Junk culture Laurel and Hardy team the Halflifers hit the screen running in this suburban Sci-Fi. Surviving in a perpetual state of fast forward, unleashing a never-end­ing babble of fast speak, this duo represent the everyday as aiien territory. Halflifers is an ongoing collaborative project created by Torsten Z. Burns and Anthony Discenza. Their series of lo-fi, video works "dig deep into our post contemporary desire to be saved from our­selves, our surroundings, and our technology." (Ricardo Dominguez)

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