An invitation to reflect upon the lure of science and technology and our obsession with progress through a series of films and an exhibition.
Films in ‘Curtain Call’
Toynbee ConvectorAgence Future IFFR 2018 0
Photographic 'images of a future', shot in current reality to the detailed instructions of professional futurists, as a deliberately literal interpretation.
Homo Sapiens (coda)Nikolaus Geyrhalter IFFR 2018 0
The final minutes of Geyrhalter's monumental documentary evoke a planet deserted by its most ambitious inhabitants, the human species. Only ruins remain.
Orbital VanitasShaun Gladwell IFFR 2018 0
Without any limiting sense of scale, the beauty of the earth, sun and stars is explored from inside an enormous human skull that is orbiting above the Earth.
The Landscape Is Empty and Emptiness Is LandscapeCarla Andrade IFFR 2018 15′
The Chilean Atacama Desert provides the backdrop for a series of static shots that foreground emptiness. The natural setting becomes a mental space.