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Behind This Soft Eclipse

Austria, 2004 (MIFF 2011, Eve Heller Film Program)

Director: Eve Heller

A cinematic rumination on the riddle of presence and absence that utilizes hand processed negative and positive imagery, exploiting some of the medium's unique characteristics to engage the imagination of the viewer.

Eve Heller, 10 mins, 2004, 16mm, B&W, Silent

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