‘Visitors’, a Film Featuring 74 Shots of People Staring Directly Into the Camera
Mar 02, 2014 09:48
Director Godfrey Reggio talks about his new non-narrative film 'Visitors' in this video by the Creators Project. It features 74 shots of people staring directly into the camera for lengthy periods.
Here's the synopsis:
Thirty years after Koyaanisqatsi, Godfrey Reggio–with the support of Philip Glass and Jon Kane–once again leapfrogs over earth-bound filmmakers and creates another stunning, wordless portrait of modern life. Presented by Steven Soderbergh in Black and White digital 4K projection, VISITORS reveals humanity’s trancelike relationship with technology, which, when commandeered by extreme emotional states, produces massive effects far beyond the human species. The film is visceral, offering the audience an experience beyond information about the moment in which we live. Comprised of only seventy-four shots, VISITORS takes viewers on a journey to the moon and back to confront them with themselves.
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