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99 Clerkenwell Road

UK, 2010 (MIFF 2012, Experimental)

Director: Sophie Michael

99 Clerkenwell Road

The remaining features of an empty shop are choreographed to make a kaleidoscopic light film. Depth and scale constantly shift, and the camera mixes colours blindly as exposures multiply.

Not in competition.

D/P Sophie Michael L no dialogue TD 16mm/2010

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