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Soft Materials (2004): Daria Martin This film took place in an Artificial Intelligence Lab at Munich University. The film focuses on the increasingly dependent and intimate connection between human and robot which slowly become animalistic and erotic.

Soft Materials (2004): Daria Martin

This film took place in an Artificial Intelligence Lab at Munich University. The film focuses on the increasingly dependent and intimate connection between human and robot which slowly become animalistic and erotic.

Kids (1995): Directed by Larry Clark and written by Harmony Korine Kids (1995) takes us into the everyday lives of a group of rebellious teenagers in New York City whose excessive use of alcohol and marijuana is taken to an entire next level of experimentation with their newest coveted drug, sex.

Kids (1995): Directed by Larry Clark and written by Harmony Korine

Kids (1995) takes us into the everyday lives of a group of rebellious teenagers in New York City whose excessive use of alcohol and marijuana is taken to an entire next level of experimentation with their newest coveted drug, sex.

Gummo (1997): Harmony Korine Harmony Korine shares an inside to the world of glue-sniffing, sex-hungry, foul-mouthed teens living on just enough to get by in the their junkyard hometown of Ohio, abandoned from a recent tornado disaster. 

Gummo (1997): Harmony Korine

Harmony Korine shares an inside to the world of glue-sniffing, sex-hungry, foul-mouthed teens living on just enough to get by in the their junkyard hometown of Ohio, abandoned from a recent tornado disaster. 

Six Easy Pieces (2010): Reynold Reynolds Secrets Trilogy  Inspired by the six elements of physics and the rhythms of time and space, Reynolds incorporates this continuous cycle of physics into the balancing act of the human psyche verses the human subject. 

Six Easy Pieces (2010): Reynold Reynolds Secrets Trilogy

 Inspired by the six elements of physics and the rhythms of time and space, Reynolds incorporates this continuous cycle of physics into the balancing act of the human psyche verses the human subject. 

Down The River: Yulia Gudkova  A cultural research project featuring the various cultures within 11 cities along the Volga River, flowing through central Russia from Moscow to Chistopol and back. Director, Yulia Gudkova, and the remaining film crew created this project from an outside perspective, which allows each city’s unique identity and cultural practices to speak on its own. 

Down The River: Yulia Gudkova

 A cultural research project featuring the various cultures within 11 cities along the Volga River, flowing through central Russia from Moscow to Chistopol and back. Director, Yulia Gudkova, and the remaining film crew created this project from an outside perspective, which allows each city’s unique identity and cultural practices to speak on its own. 

Phenomena (1985): Dario Argento Dario Argento's psychological horror, ‘Phenomena’ (1985), also known as ‘Creepers’, can be closely analyzed as a representation of the awakening anxieties that occur through the eyes of an adolescent.

Phenomena (1985): Dario Argento

Dario Argento's psychological horror, ‘Phenomena’ (1985), also known as ‘Creepers’, can be closely analyzed as a representation of the awakening anxieties that occur through the eyes of an adolescent.

In the Mood for Love (2000): Wong Kar Wai Bringing an entirely different perspective to the melodrama film genre, Wong Kar Wai frames nearly each scene within corridors, windows and harsh shadows to signify the role of the observer verses the observed, relaying the pressuring and conflicting emotion without the characters even having to speak.

In the Mood for Love (2000): Wong Kar Wai

Bringing an entirely different perspective to the melodrama film genre, Wong Kar Wai frames nearly each scene within corridors, windows and harsh shadows to signify the role of the observer verses the observed, relaying the pressuring and conflicting emotion without the characters even having to speak.

The Mirror (1975): Andrei Tarkovsky

Tarkovsky believes his specific film tactic in ‘The Mirror’ allows the telling of his life story flow more organically to his viewers. Viewers become disarmed from the timeline of his life and more focused upon the emotional response to his dreams, fears, traumatizing childhood memories, and pivotal moments. 

Breaking the Waves (1996): Lars Von Trier

 In ‘Breaking The Waves’, Von Trier challenges the definitions of freedom and authority and exposes how intimately connected these definitions are, proposing us to question the meaning of ‘goodness’ in the world.

Rosemary's Baby (1968): Roman Polanski Roman Polanski creates a classic 1960’s romantic set in Rosemary’s Baby (1968) in which lures us into this unexpected psychological thriller. 

Rosemary's Baby (1968): Roman Polanski

Roman Polanski creates a classic 1960’s romantic set in Rosemary’s Baby (1968) in which lures us into this unexpected psychological thriller. 

Her (2013): Spike Jonze A romantic comedy film that captures the fascinating and intimate connection between humans and technology. 

Her (2013): Spike Jonze

A romantic comedy film that captures the fascinating and intimate connection between humans and technology. 

The Shining (1980): Stanley Kubrick Stanely Kubrick enlivens Stephen King’s horror popular fiction novel with his renowned film techniques, crafting the story into a film to be a thrilling, unsettling experience in itself.

The Shining (1980): Stanley Kubrick

Stanely Kubrick enlivens Stephen King’s horror popular fiction novel with his renowned film techniques, crafting the story into a film to be a thrilling, unsettling experience in itself.

Brutalist Order - “We don’t expect all art, films and literature to be pretty, so why do we expect our meals to be?”                                                                                                                      — Otis Armada The 1950s French Geva-8 Carena movie camera captures a unique dining series, Otis Brutal, which combines food, wine, installation art and music all into one strikingly offbeat shared culinary experience.

Brutalist Order - “We don’t expect all art, films and literature to be pretty, so why do we expect our meals to be?”                                                                                                                      — Otis Armada

The 1950s French Geva-8 Carena movie camera captures a unique dining series, Otis Brutal, which combines food, wine, installation art and music all into one strikingly offbeat shared culinary experience.

Persona (1966): Ingmar Bergman  Nykvist’s cinematography completes Bergman’s significant storyline by incorporating dark contrasted shadows and metaphorical scenes of each female character having one face, or the both of their faces combined into one silhouette.

Persona (1966): Ingmar Bergman

 Nykvist’s cinematography completes Bergman’s significant storyline by incorporating dark contrasted shadows and metaphorical scenes of each female character having one face, or the both of their faces combined into one silhouette.

“Nothing in your education or your experience can prepare you for this film.” -- Alejandro Jodorowsky's, The Holy Mountain (1973) The Holy Mountain covers endless free-forming symbolism with unsettling surreal, graphic imagery of Christian iconography, Latin American history, futurism, mysticism and political interpretation.

“Nothing in your education or your experience can prepare you for this film.” -- Alejandro Jodorowsky's, The Holy Mountain (1973)

The Holy Mountain covers endless free-forming symbolism with unsettling surreal, graphic imagery of Christian iconography, Latin American history, futurism, mysticism and political interpretation.

Symbiopsychotaxiplasm (1968): William Greaves

Focused upon a scripted break-up scene with hired actors to be husband and wife, Greaves’ decision to continuously roll the camera on and off the script transformed the film into a documentary by nature.

The Turin Horse (2011): Bela Tarr

Béla Tarr’s film techniques separates himself from other realist techniques because he incorporates the notion of ‘The Seer’, exposing us to the entire melancholic environment of the character’s lives, figuratively reflecting how they feel within.

THX 1138 (1971): George Lucas

George Lucas explores the escalating dystopia of technology, surveillance, drugs and androids through the lives of numerically coded citizens.