Archive for the ‘Experimental’ Category

Trailerama: Oddsac

January 26, 2010

Everybody’s favorite band of last year, Animal Collective, have conspired to release a “visual album.” With its burning heads and chimpanzee noises, the trailer suggests their hour-long effort might be a little more unsettling than Merriweather Post Pavilion. No, make that “a lot.” Premiering at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. Coming soon: Grizzly Bear team up with James Benning.

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Trailerama: Todo, en fin, el silencio lo ocupaba (All Things Were Now Overtaken By Silence)

January 8, 2010

There must be a technical term which describes that industrial hum. It’s become a trademark of 21st century filmmaking. What’s missing in this trailer for Nicolas Pereda experimental documentary is the centerpiece, a recitation of the poem “First I Dream” by performance artist Jesusa Rodriguez. This black and white tone poem is set to screen at this year’s Rotterdam Film Festival.