Oct. 1st – SHOCKWAVES

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October 1st, 2014
@ Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz (map)
7pm
$10 (Buy Tickets)

Add to Calendar 10-01-2014 19:00:00 10-01-2014 21:00:00 11 SHOCKWAVES Experimental Response Cinema is excited to co-present SHOCKWAVES at the Alamo Drafthouse Ritz! Come see the film described as "the liquid blood cinema" (Lara Casselman) ! Full details at http://www.ercatx.org/oct-1st-shockwaves 320 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78701 Experimental Response Cinema admin@ercatx.org https://www.facebook.com/events/279792818842837/ false MM/DD/YYYY

Experimental Response Cinema is excited to co-present SHOCKWAVES at the Alamo Drafthouse Ritz! Come see the film described as “the liquid blood cinema” (Lara Casselman) !

SHOCKWAVES by Kasumi X
83 min / digital video / sound / 2013
Starring Jeremy Kendall and Michelle Blanton Strong

SHOCKWAVES is a darkly comic psychological thriller about a man whose traumatic memories of childhood send him on a hallucinogenic carnival ride of self-destruction and murder. Through a surrealistic Möbius strip of alternate realities, shifting times and multiple dimensions, SHOCKWAVES weaves a kaleidoscopic nightmare tapestry of abuse and revenge.

The stream-of-consciousness depicted in SHOCKWAVES is a dazzlingly complex remix of signs, gestures and actions that underlie meaning within a culture saturated by moving pictures. The film is composed from over 25,000 short film clips derived from both original footage and from public domain movies. To watch the film is to experience a man’s life and to be immersed in a kaleidoscopic collage that both drives the story and illustrates the inner and outer lives of the 2 main characters.

“Undeniably powerful work from one of the most original and important artists working today.” – Steven Mark Kohn

SHOCKWAVES trailer from kasumi on Vimeo.