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Citadel – Film & Video Exploring the City Limits

Cohen's beautifully composed documentary, Amber City, is dedicated to writer Primo Levi. It was shot in countless locations across an unknown city in Italy with a soundtrack by musicians including Blonde Redhead, All Scars, Sascha Pellegrini, Stephen Vitiello and others including Cohen himself ... Read more
Andrew Kotting's Jaunt is a documentary on a fast topological trip along the River Thames. Along the way an engaging cast of characters offer us informative morsels about their famous waterway. From Southend-on-Sea to the Houses of Parliament in London, the linear narrative corresponds with the ... Read more
In sharp contrast to the rich, poetic monologue of Amber City, the stark, minimalist narrative of Karen Kirza's and Brad Butler's film, non-places, provides a montage of intimate stories and memories. In the anonymity of this particular city, lives are fraught with difficult and sometimes brutal ... Read more
Sam Landefs digitally animated impression of Hong Kong and New York, Rhythmus 99 is a kinetic tribute to the Cubist movement with more than a passing nod to Hans Richter's 1921 incarnation of an animated Constructivist interpretation of rhythm and form. Landel's Expressionist celebration of a ... Read more
As if working in opposition to the varying evocative mysteries of Amber City and non-places, Ian Cross' video, Scrutiny, is an iconic example of the post modernist video tradition of an assemblage of home movie family footage, with flickering scratchy animations of sex, homes, foetuses, men, women ... Read more
There is an exhilarating horrible immediacy about the Bureau of inverse Technology's Suicide Box. Formed in Melbourne in 1992, incorporated in Delaware, USA in 1997, but now based in cities across the Northern Hemisphere, the Bureau are a covert action data collection agency for the information ... Read more
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