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The Words and Films of David Gatten

3/28/2013 12:46 PM Eastern

Filmmaker David Gatten's work is text-heavy and primarily concerned with words and language. Explains FilmComment's Holly Willis, "These films are revelatory expeditions to the edges of film as a medium, and they conflate the normally distinct acts of reading and watching; they are works both read by a viewer and viewed by a reader within a dynamic flux of interpretation. But, even more significant, they create the possibility for an ardent, sumptuous experience of being fully present in the dark before the screen that I don’t think I’ve ever experienced before."

Read her full profile piece here.

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