Nathaniel Dorsky / Ben Rivers

Date: 22 October 2011 | Season: London Film Festival 2011 | Tags:

Saturday 22 October 2011, at 4pm
London BFI Southbank NFT3

Nathaniel Dorsky, Pastourelle, USA, 2010, 17 min
‘A pastourelle and an aubade are two different forms of courtship songs from the troubadour tradition. In this case, the film Pastourelle, a sister film to Aubade, is in the more tumultuous key of spring.’ (ND)

Nathaniel Dorsky, The Return, USA, 2011, 27 min
‘Like a memory already gone, this place of life.’ Dorsky has created a poetic form of cinema in which the screen becomes a site for reverie or transfiguration. In his most recent film, he seems to move towards a more abstract representation of light and being.

Ben Rivers, Sack Barrow, UK, 2011, 21 min
The march of time claims another casualty. Sack Barrow documents (and laments) the out-dated, but functioning, technology of a family owned electroplating factory in the weeks around its closure – its old ways now unsustainable in the modern world.

Also Screening: Tuesday 25 October 2011, at 8:45pm, NFT2