Films By Peter Mettler

What is time? A reality? An illusion? A concept? These questions lie at the heart of visionary filmmaker Peter Mettler's latest work. ... Peter Mettler was last seen at MIFF in 2010 with Petropolis: Aerial Perspectives on the Alberta Tar Sands, a stunning, word-free visual essay on the ugliness of industrialisation. Here, he brings his unique perspective to the elusive nature of time, presenting "... Read more
'It's mesmerising and, to that extent, forcefully confronts us with the ugliness of industrialisation.' - Times ... Under 4.3 million hectares of boreal forest in Canada lies a mixture of sand and crude oil known as the Alberta Tar Sands. As the world's second-largest oil reserve it has become the focus of intensive mining operations. ... Peter Mettler's production exposes this remote part of our ... Read more
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