Random Acts

25 artists’ short films for Random Acts, Channel 4 Television, UK.

Mark Leckey: Pearl Vision

A drummer creates a self portrait in the reflection of a chrome snare drum.

Writer/Director: Mark Leckey

Curators: Jacqui Davies and Mike Stubbs

Producer: Jacqui Davies

Apichatpong Weerasethakul: Monsoon

On of the night the news of Japan's devastating earthquake, alone and far from home a man skyped his lover on the other side of the world. No words came - the man discovered a firefly and showed it to his partner.

Writer/Director: Apichatpong Weerasethakul

Curators: Jacqui Davies and Mike Stubbs

Producer: Jacqui Davies

Dara Birnbaum: Kojak/Wang

Dara Birnbaum layers vintage commercials, electronic graphics and heavy guitars in Pop-Pop Video: Kojak/Wang.

Writer/Director: Dara Birnbaum

Curators: Jacqui Davies and Mike Stubbs

Producer: Jacqui Davies

Zineb Sedira: End of Life

End of Life is a film made in car graveyard (scrap-yard), a place where mobility expires, an end point for the carriers-of-trade between nations and individuals. A place of rejects created by a system that no longer wants their cars.

Writer/Director: Zineb Sedira

Curators: Jacqui Davies and Mark Stubbs

Producer: Jacqui Davies

Co-commissioned with Channel 4 and FACT, Liverpool