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Alain Resnais, Chris Marker & Ghislain Cloquet

‘Statues also die’ (1953) by Alain Resnais, Chris Marker & Ghislain Cloquet.

Thom Andersen

SceneĀ about modernist California homes from ‘Los Angeles plays itself’ (2003) by Thom Andersen

‘Los Angeles plays itself’ is a video essay, finished in 2003, exploring the way Los Angeles has been presented in movies.

Jacob Dwyer

‘The river of mud’ (2011) by Jacob Dwyer

An investigation into why, in 2010, the kenyan cyclist, Zakayo Nderi, got off his bike and jumped into the river Garonne just before he was about to win stage 18 of the Tour de France. Dwyer connects his experiences of muddy rivers over the last 30 years to come to a conclusion.