The limits of human observation in the contemporary media landscape explored through short films, documentaries, discussions and an exhibition.
Films inside ‘Blind Spots’
EidolaPeter Miller IFFR 2016 6′
Artist Peter Miller used infrared glasses to examine a coil in the camera and wrote his 'images' onto it with a laser pen.
Unseen: The Lives of LookingDryden Goodwin IFFR 2016 90′
In his first documentary essay, artist Dryden Goodwin visits an eye surgeon, a NASA researcher and a human-rights lawyer. He literally (with a pencil) and figuratively (with a camera) sketches a fascinating portrait of these exceptional eye witnesses.
Oncle Bernard – L'anti-leçon d'économieRichard Brouillette IFFR 2016 79′
Posthumous portrait of Charlie Hebdo satirist and economic commentator Bernard Maris. The footage dates back to the spring of 2000. Long before the bank crisis, Maris warned us of the cultivated, conscious deception. An indignant opposition voice that has lost nothing of its immediacy.
HelloIFFR 2016 11′
A Mexican woman talks about her childhood on the rubbish tip. A German with a severe disability in both hands explains about his job as a computer animator. What’s the connection?