Ben Rivers

A Distant Episode, 2015

Black and White, 16 mm anamorphic. Sound: Mono. 20 minutes

A meditation on the illusion of filmmaking, shot behind-the-scenes on a film being made on the otherworldly beaches of Sidi Ifni, Morocco. The film depicts strange activities, with no commentary or dialogue. It appears as a fragment of film, dug up in a distant future - a hazy, black and white, hallucinogenic world.

 

Festivals include:

 

Toronto International Film Festival 2015 (World Premiere), New York Film Festival 2015

 

 

For distribution enquiries contact LUX: matt@lux.org.uk

 

Film specifications: 

 

2015, UK

Black and White

Length: 20 minutes

16 mm anamorphic. Aspect ratio 1:2.65

Sound: Mono

 

Credits:

Director/ DP/ Editor: Ben Rivers

Producers: Jacqui Davies and Ben Rivers

Sound: Carles Santos

1st AD: Lina Laraki

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