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A Lack of Clarity

Description

Public light rips through the night of a modern city. Sleeplessness is lit up by a computer monitor in an urban space, where day and night are no longer distinguished. A nocturnal journey through a strongly lit and populated city as a filmmaker reflects upon the increase of new surveillance technologies around him. 

Starting from videos of thermal cameras found online, a reflection goes through the changes in the contemporary city, the extension of social control mechanisms and the evolution of digital technologies to face the frontiers of a progressive expansion of the field of visible – and controllable – in the surveillance society.

Director's filmography: The Migrating Image (2018), Excessive Bulk (2017), Codex (2013)

Details

  • Director Stefan Kruse Jørgensen
  • Country Denmark
  • Year 2020
  • Duration 23 min

Programmes

No New Normal: Monitored

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