TRAVELING LIGHT

“Ten properties of a subject, according to Leonardo: light and dark, color and substance, form and position, distance and nearness, movement and stillness.”

- Robert Bresson

“They began very promptly—these tender, fluttering sensations; they began with the sight of the beautiful English landscape, whose dark richness was quickened and brightened by the season; with the carpeted fields and flowering hedge-rows, as she looked at them from the window of the train; with the spires of the rural churches, peeping above the rook-haunted tree-tops; with the oak-studded parks, the ancient homes, the cloudy light…”

- from Henry James’ “An International Episode”

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An Amtrak train pulls out of Penn Station in New York City on a cold, sunny February morning. The train moves forward as the landscape changes—the East Coast giving way to the Midwest. Passengers fill their roles, the snow begins to fall and the next train station is announced, all while the light continues shifting, bouncing, swelling and slouching into eventual darkness.

made with Meerkat Media and the Goddamn Cobras

58 minutes, 2011

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press:

Desistfilm

A Pala de Walsh / Sabrina D. Marques

The L Magazine (interview)

Screen Machine

FIlm Comment

Some Came Running / Glenn Kenny

Altscreen 

Mubi

Moving Image Source (scroll towards end, under B. Kite)

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Public Screenings:

- 11/12/13: downstairs in the UnderDog at BrewDog Shoreditch, London, UK

- 11/15/13: club-bookstore Głośna, Poznań Poland

- 11/15/13 - 11/18/13: Anthology Film Archives

- 11/18/13: Moscow, ID

- 11/21/13: Cineforum Walden of Madrid, Spain

- 11/23/13: Escola de Cinema Darcy Ribeiro in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

- 11/28/13 & 11/29/13: Cinemateca Portuguesa-Museu do Cinema

- 12/4/13: Filmoteca Regional de Murcia

- 12/6/13: The Adam Cook/Kurt Walker Basement, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

- 12/10/13: La Générale en Manufacture, Sèvres (Paris), France

- 12/10/13: Zumzeig, Barcelona

- 12/10/13: Babylon Cinema, Berlin, Germany

- 12/10/13: ESAD (Escola Superior de Arte e Design), Caldas da Rainha, Portugal,

- 12/17/13: Goiânia, Brazil

- 12/19/13: Cine 104, Belo Horizonte, Brazil, http://www.centoequatro.org/

- 12/27/13: Cleveland Museum of Art

- 3/6/14: Sarasota Film Festival presents Midnight Movies at The Ringling Underground

TRAVELING LIGHT

“Ten properties of a subject, according to Leonardo: light and dark, color and substance, form and position, distance and nearness, movement and stillness.”

- Robert Bresson

“They began very promptly—these tender, fluttering sensations; they began with the sight of the beautiful English landscape, whose dark richness was quickened and brightened by the season; with the carpeted fields and flowering hedge-rows, as she looked at them from the window of the train; with the spires of the rural churches, peeping above the rook-haunted tree-tops; with the oak-studded parks, the ancient homes, the cloudy light…”

- from Henry James’ “An International Episode”

 ______

An Amtrak train pulls out of Penn Station in New York City on a cold, sunny February morning. The train moves forward as the landscape changes—the East Coast giving way to the Midwest. Passengers fill their roles, the snow begins to fall and the next train station is announced, all while the light continues shifting, bouncing, swelling and slouching into eventual darkness.

made with Meerkat Media and the Goddamn Cobras

58 minutes, 2011

______

press:

Desistfilm

A Pala de Walsh / Sabrina D. Marques

The L Magazine (interview)

Screen Machine

FIlm Comment

Some Came Running / Glenn Kenny

Altscreen 

Mubi

Moving Image Source (scroll towards end, under B. Kite)

______

Public Screenings:

- 11/12/13: downstairs in the UnderDog at BrewDog Shoreditch, London, UK

- 11/15/13: club-bookstore Głośna, Poznań Poland

- 11/15/13 - 11/18/13: Anthology Film Archives

- 11/18/13: Moscow, ID

- 11/21/13: Cineforum Walden of Madrid, Spain

- 11/23/13: Escola de Cinema Darcy Ribeiro in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

- 11/28/13 & 11/29/13: Cinemateca Portuguesa-Museu do Cinema

- 12/4/13: Filmoteca Regional de Murcia

- 12/6/13: The Adam Cook/Kurt Walker Basement, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

- 12/10/13: La Générale en Manufacture, Sèvres (Paris), France

- 12/10/13: Zumzeig, Barcelona

- 12/10/13: Babylon Cinema, Berlin, Germany

- 12/10/13: ESAD (Escola Superior de Arte e Design), Caldas da Rainha, Portugal,

- 12/17/13: Goiânia, Brazil

- 12/19/13: Cine 104, Belo Horizonte, Brazil, http://www.centoequatro.org/

- 12/27/13: Cleveland Museum of Art

- 3/6/14: Sarasota Film Festival presents Midnight Movies at The Ringling Underground

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