MODES 2

Modes
Country of Origin: Various
81 min.

Physical structures, digital realms, and imagined landscapes elicit contemplation on how and why our worlds are constructed the way they are.

The Coast THUMBNAIL

The Coast

Director: Sohrab Hura / India, 2021, 18 min.

The margin between land and water becomes a point of release as the ocean washes away emotional multitudes, shedding the masquerade.
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Happiness Is a Journey THUMBNAIL

Happiness Is a Journey

Director: Ivete Lucas, Patrick Bresnan / USA/Estonia, 2021, 12 min.

The independent contractors comprising the foundation of Austin’s dwindling newspaper delivery service have to work on Christmas Eve.
Roadside Attraction (MODES 2017) Learn More...

Show Me Other Places THUMBNAIL

Show Me Other Places

Director: Rajee Samarasinghe / Sri Lanka/USA, 2021, 12 min.

Shot on various cameras and a video synthesizer, a Sri Lankan woman accesses multiple spaces in digital form. Relationships between creator, tool, and subject are questioned, shattered, and reconstructed. Learn More...

Adversarial Infrastructure THUMBNAIL

Adversarial Infrastructure

Director: Anna Engelhardt / Russia, 2020, 10 min.

Deepfake Putin exclaims the underlying impetus to erect the Crimean Bridge (in an offline landscape) as an artifact of Russian colonial violence. Learn More...

The Canyon THUMBNAIL

The Canyon

Director: Zachary Epcar / USA, 2021, 15 min.

A portrait of urban residential development as it slips into oblivion. Learn More...

Corps Samples THUMBNAIL

Corps Samples

Director: Astrid de la Chapelle / France, 2021, 14 min.

Fossilized remains of brief organic lives signify transformation of life to mineral, and vice-versa—a temporal existence. Is man looking at stone, or is stone looking at man? Learn More...

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