Ben Russell

Ben Russell op IFFR

Ben RUSSELL (1976, USA) makes films, performances and installations. He prefers to screen his work in unconventional places, like monasteries, police-station basements and Japanese film-rental shops. His fields of interest range from anthropology to experimental film. After the many short films he shot in Suriname, he made his first long work, Let Each One Go Where He May, nominated for a Tiger Award in IFFR 2010. The highly productive filmmaker lives alternately in the USA and Europe.

Filmography

Six Army Shorts (1997, short), The Death of Abraham Lincoln (In Three Parts) (1998-2000, short), Daumë (2000, short), The Breathers-In (2002, short), The Quarry (2002, short), Terra incognita (2002, short), The Tawny (2003, short), Extra Terrestrial (2004, short, co-dir), The Ataraxians (2004, short, co-dir), Last Days (2004, short), The Twenty-One Lives of Billy the Kid (2005, short), The Red and the Blue Gods (2005, short), Black and White Trypps Number One (2005, short), Black and White Trypps Number Two (2006, short), Michoacan: La muerta/El traidor (2006, short, co-dir), Red and the Blue Gods (2007, short), Black and White Trypps Number Three (2007, short), Peace Noise (2007, short, co-dir), Tjúba tén/The Wet Season (2008, short, co-dir), Black and White Trypps Number Four (2008, short), Trypps #5 (Dubai) (2008, short), Workers Leaving the Factory (Dubai) (2008, short), The Black and the White Gods (2008, short), MAZES (2008, short, co-dir), Trypps #6 (Malobi) (2009, short), Let Each One Go Where He May (2009), Trypps #7 (Badlands) (2010, short), River Rites (2011, short), Austerity Measures (2012, short, co-dir), A Spell to Ward Off the Darkness (2013, co-dir), Let Us Preserve in What We Have Resolved Before We Forget (2013, short), Greetings to the Ancestors (2014, short), Atlantis (2014, short), Greetings to the Ancestors (2015, short), YOLO (2015, short), He Who Eats Children (2016, short), Good Luck (2017, doc)

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Ben Russell op IFFR

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