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Two Russians in the Free World

Two Russians in the Free World

Two Russians in the Free World

Directors: Erik Moskowitz, Amanda Trager

USA, 30 min., English language with Lithuanian subtitles, 2012.

Can the improbable union between a maverick Russian billionaire and moneyless performance artist possibly survive? „Two Russians in the Free World“ presents a dialogue between two men, while posing a deeper question: Why and for whom do artists create? The narrative telescopes out to include the story of its own making as the artists depict themselves debating plot line and meaning as well as the virtues (or lack thereof) of their collaboration. But who is actually in control of this narrative? Staging the development of the film making itself, the narration explores the allegoric and utopian connections between artistic inspirations, love and trade.  

Erik Moskowitz, Amanda Trager   

The two artists work together on installations and videos distancing themselves from the real physical world: singing voices, dislocated narrations, slow-motion, fanciful film sets…

 
 
Screenings:
2013.V.8 17:15
2013.V.12 19:00
2013.V.17 19:00
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