Field Resistance

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by Emily Drummer

10.10.2020

17:30


USA, 2019
16min

"Charging scenes of the present with dystopian speculation, Field Resistance blurs the boundaries between documentary filmmaking and science fiction to investigate overlooked environmental devastation in the overlooked state of Iowa. Footage collected from disparate locations—a university herbarium, karst sinkholes inhabited by primordial flora and fauna, a telecommunication tower job site, a decaying grain silo, among others—interlocks to evoke a narrative of present danger and future disaster, of plant expansion and humanity’s retreat. The film rejects the human individual as the focus of narrative cinema, and, instead, adopts the perspective of a symbiotic “implosive whole” in which human and nonhumans are related in an overlapping, non-total way." Emiliy Drummer

Emily Drummer | Director


Field Resistance is screened with the following films:

Toad, Leaf, Grass, Rock by Federica Foglia
FELD by Patrick Topitschnig
La Notte Salva by Giuseppe Boccassini
A New Normal by Luzie Loose


Link: http://www.emilydrummer.com/

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