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Films & Schedules - LEVIATHAN


Sat, Feb 9, 2013
at 3:15 PM (Whitsell Auditorium)
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Wed, Feb 13, 2013
at 6 PM (Cinemagic)
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DIRECTOR: Lucien Castaing-Taylor, Véréna Paravel - UNITED STATES

Set in the North Atlantic, Leviathan is an amazing film about men at sea and fish on boats. Creatively (to use an understatement) deploying numerous small digital cameras, the filmmakers capture the sensory experience of the labor, ecology, sound, light, and motion of one of man’s oldest activities. “The filmmakers have made the ne plus ultra of immersive documentaries. In this stunning and unparalleled masterpiece, they have discovered new forms of cinema. ... See, hear, and feel it for yourself. It’s a monster.”—Vancouver International Film Festival “The result is a hallucinatory sensory experience quite unlike any other. To paraphrase Francis Ford Coppola describing his Apocalypse Now, Leviathan isn’t a movie about commercial fishing; it is commercial fishing.”—New York Film Festival (87 mins.)

Selected Filmography: Taylor—Sweetgrass (09); Paravel—Foreign Parts (10)

Sponsored by Chipotle.


Interests: Documentary.

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