Film/Video/New Media

Cinephilia – 3

Movies we might want to see (if we haven’t already.)

The Act of Killing (2012): A documentary that challenges former Indonesian death squad leaders to reenact their real-life mass-killings in whichever cinematic genres they wish, including classic Hollywood crime scenarios and lavish musical numbers. Text via IMDb

The Wall (2012) Die Wand (original title): A woman inexplicably finds herself cut off from all human contact when an invisible, unyielding wall suddenly surrounds the countryside. Accompanied by her loyal dog Lynx, she becomes immersed in a world untouched by civilization and ruled by the laws of nature. Text via IMDb

Post Tenebras Lux (2012): Juan and his urban family live in the Mexican countryside, where they enjoy and suffer a world apart. And nobody knows if these two worlds are complementary or if they strive to eliminate one another. Text via IMDb

Berberian Sound Studio (2012): A sound engineer’s work for an Italian horror studio becomes a terrifying case of life imitating art. Text via IMDb

Leviathan (2012): A documentary shot in the North Atlantic and focused on the commercial fishing industry. Text via IMDb

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