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Films By Ben Rivers

A combination of documentary, ethnographic study, travelogue and science fiction, Slow Action is a study of an imagined post-apocalyptic society. By Ben Rivers (MIFF 2008). ... D Ben Rivers WS LUX TD HD Cam/2011 ... Read more
“A mesmerising portrait of life on the margins.” - Sight & Sound ... Deep in the Scottish wilds lives an old hermit, Jake Williams, whose only goal is to live as simply as possible. Filmmaker Ben Rivers (Slow Action, MIFF 11; and a MIFF guest in 2008) first introduced audiences to Jake in his ... Read more
Ten visionary cinematic dispatches from two of contemporary experimental film's most uncompromising artists.Ranging from mind-blowing psychedelia to trance film documentary to Scottish hermit ethnography (in Cinemascope!), these films sketch a portrait of a modern world in increasingly hopeful ... Read more
A day trip to Suffolk to see my friend Ben and his dad Oleg. ... --- D/P Ben Rivers WS LUX TD betacamsp/2008 ... Read more
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