Deep Search (2009, short). Baguette Walk (2010, short), Waiting (2011, short), Almost Down (2012, short), The New Flag (2012, short), The Politics of Sausages (2012, short), Terra Incognita (2012, short), Entrevoir (2013, short), Angelo Lives (2014, short), Motherlands (2014, short), Road Movie (2014, short), Olafur (2014, short), Penelope's Hand (2016, short), Searching the Original (2016, short), The Temple of the Templet (2016, short), Wrong Revision (2018, short), Mountain Plain Mountain (2018, short, co-dir), Lost Highway (Sweded) (2018, instal), The State of Light (2019, instal), Transcreation (2019, short), The Last Ball (2019, instal), Fuel (2020)
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Mountain Plain Mountain
Sound and rhythms take centre stage in this observational documentary on Ban’ei, a rare kind of draft horse race that takes place only in Obihiro, Japan.
Based on Ryunosuke Akutagawa's short story The Devil and Tobacco (1916), Wrong Revision introduces a curious account of the devil's introduction to Japan in 1549.
A quiet observation of an expert griller working at one of the oldest Robatayaki restaurants in Japan. Slow cooking matched with slow-paced editing.