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#045 A FEW NOTES ON LIFE

Ironic and abundant reflections on our contemporary visual culture. What is authentic and why are we on this earth? A fair dose of unlicensed philosophy though concluded with some wisdom for the masses.

Films in this programme

PORTRAIT OF KARL MARX AS A YOUNG GOD
GERNOT WIELAND
(GERMANY 2009, 0:59 MINS)
Documentary and fiction in one. About the desire for utopia, Marxism, and a different society. BIO: Gernot Wieland works mainly with...
FOR CULTURAL PURPOSES ONLY
SARAH WOOD
(UK 2009, 8:25 MINS)
How does it feel to be unable to see images of the place you come from in this media-saturated society of ours? BIO: Sarah Wood has...
GREAT MAN AND CINEMA
JIM FINN
(UNITED STATES 2009, 3:55 MINS)
The text for this film is from a propaganda booklet about the contribution to the cinematic history by North Korean leader Kim Jung Il....
BEAVER SKULL MAGICK
STEVE REINKE
(NL 2010, 5:54 MINS)
The relation between man and nature. A bear in an infamous Internet clipping and a ‘native Canadian’ in an old Canadian television...
BEAUTY PLUS PITY
EMILY VEY DUKE & COOPER BATTERSBY
(CANADA 2009, 14:00 MINS)
This contemporary fable sheds light on our existence as a messy and abject farce. Stuffed animals, a hunter in reverie and God...
TIME’S UP
MARIE-CATHERINE THEILER & JAN PETERS
(GERMANY 2009, 15:00 MINS)
Unfortunately this video is not available on the Impakt Channel. While the makers are expecting a baby, they get into a car crash. This...
CARTOON FOR THOSE WHO HAVE A CERTAIN FONDNESS FOR IDEAS BUT ARE TIRED OF THINKING
STEVE REINKE
(THE NETHERLANDS 2010, 2:14 MINS)
A cartoon for those who have a certain fondness for ideas but are tired of thinking BIO: Steve Reinke is an artist and writer best...
EXTENSIONS
HANS OP DE BEECK
(BELGIUM 2009, 10:58 MINS)
Unfortunately this video is not available on the Impakt Channel. Our technology driven society as a dark dream, as an obscure an...
NE VOUS LAISSEZ PAS CONSOLER
DEMOCRACIA
(SPAIN 2009, 17:00 MINS)
A philosophical intervention in a football stadium. Brecht, Camus and Rimbaud are guests of football club Girodins Bordeaux....