LAY CLAIM TO AN ISLAND

by Chris KENNEDY
2009 / 16mm / color-b&w / sound / 1S / 13' 00




Texts from the 1969 American Indian Occupation of Alcatraz and letters from supporters propel an exploration of political yearning, emancipatory architecture and failed utopias. What does it mean to claim land that has more value as a symbol than as a potential home? And how does that symbol function beyond the boundaries of its geographic limits?

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distribution format Mini DV (PAL)
screen 4/3 (single screen)
speed 25 fps
sound sound
original language English
translation French (Sous-titrage)
rental fee 43,00 €

distribution format Mini DV (PAL)
screen 4/3 (single screen)
speed 25 fps
sound sound
original language English
rental fee 43,00 €