Named one of Filmmaker Magazine’s “25 New Faces of Independent Film” in 2012, Ian Clark’s latest work is an observational approach to the documentary film genre, a strategy that marries well with his previous narrative work, notable for its lack of dialogue and desaturated action. MMXIII is an experimental portrait that explores phenomenological subtlety, intersections of construct and vérité, and the ways in which technology, landscape, and beauty coalesce. “Here, an artist’s reflexive gestures investigate moving images and the nature of image construction, blurring the lines between cinema, still photography, and performance art.”—New Orleans Film Society.
Appears in: 40th Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival
Other Films by Ian Clark
A young couple reunites while on a summer excursion into the forest. An otherwise peaceful experience becomes jolted, however, by a strange presence making itself known through sounds and lights. Might this be another entity or something more sinister? Ian Clark’s film holds “a serene steadfastness that seems to run underneath the other cinematic tributaries, …