Keimena: #27 He Who Eats ChildrenAtlantis, and TRYPPS #7 (Badlands)
by Ben Russell

11:59 pm
ERT2, Athens

Ben Russell, Atlantis, 2014, USA/Malta, film still

He Who Eats Children, 2016, USA, 25 min.
Atlantis, 2014, USA/Malta, 24 min.
TRYPPS #7 (Badlands), 2011, USA, 10 min.
Director: Ben Russell

This triple bill of mind-bending shorts by Ben Russell showcases the experimental filmmaker’s interest in altered states of perception. In Trypps #7 (Badlands), a woman drops acid in a national park; Atlantis muses upon the sunken paradise; He Who Eats Children is a surreal portrait of a Dutchman in the Surinamese jungle.

Keimena, a documenta 14 Film Program on ERT2, airs Mondays at midnight from December 19, 2016 to September 18, 2017. Each film can be viewed during the broadcast and streamed on demand for seven days thereafter. Please note that the films are presented in their original language with Greek subtitles, and can be streamed from within Greece only.

Posted in Public TV

Ben Russell

Ben Russell—filmmaker, artist, curator—challenges conventions of documentary representation from within to produce intense, hypnotic, and, at times, hallucinating experiences. His curatorial work follows…


Keimena #27: He Who Eats Children, Atlantis, and TRYPPS #7 (Badlands)

by Ben Russell

Ben Russell—the director of Trypps #7 (Badlands), Atlantis, and He Who Eats Children—is an itinerant filmmaker. From Vanuatu to Rhode Island, he reaffirms and interrogates the affinities between cinema and travel that have existed since the medium’s earliest years. No matter where he shoots, at stake is a reckoning with otherness—with other psychic states, other ways of living, other cultures—and with the cinema itself…

Public TV

The Mirror Stage – Four Films

by Ben Russell

A screening of four films by Ben Russell as part of the series Ton–Bild–Zeit: Filmemacher_innen und ihr Werk (Sound–Image–Time: Filmmakers and Their Work)

Ben Russell is an American media artist…


Es handelt sich um eine historische Website. Hier erhalten Sie jeweils Details zum Impressum, Datenschutz und weitere Informationen.