The project comprises 19 videos, each between two and six minutes long.
Together, the ex-prisoners, police officers, prison guards, judges, and crime victims on screen present a 360-degree portrait of the state of crime and punishment in the United States.
Amidst commenting on globalization, slavery, capitalism and climate change, the film is interrupted by high-contrast tight shots of flickering water, an intentionally abstract depiction of the perspective of the sea looking back at us.
industry, but the regimentation that came with the rise of the big studios in the 1920s left many of the ladies frozen out.
The photos are prominently displayed on houses, barns, storefronts and trains, revealing the humanity of their subjects, and themselves. Focusing on the harbors of Los Angeles, Rotterdam, Bilbao, and Hong Kong, the film shows how cargo containers have transformed maritime shipping into an instrument of labor exploitation and environmental devastation. In addition, an estimated 20,000 to 50,000 women were raped, and over 2.2 million people were displaced, making it the most devastating conflict in Europe since the end of World War II.
New York is the emotionally invested, if slightly distracted, Machiavelli, or, in her terms “the original HBIC,” while a pair of gay exes compete to find a new partner among a pool of the same men.
(with English subtitles); and Bluebrain Year 7, brief excerpts from an ongoing film project directed by Noah Hutton, which follows neuroscience research around the world, including Henry Markram’s ambitious Blue Brain Project in Switzerland.