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“The Greek island of Syros is visited by a series of unexpected guests. Immutable forms, outside of time, aloof observants to our human condition.”—Deborah Stratman.

Genres: Experimental Documentary

Other Films by Deborah Stratman

Second Sighted

“Obscure signs portend a looming, indecipherable slump. An oracular decoding of the landscape.“—Deborah Stratman.

The Illinois Parables

Stratman’s latest feature—following such crucial works as O’er the Land (2009)—is an 11-part historical compendium, comprised of discrete stories of power, struggle, landscape, technology, and ideology. Entirely structured around and through the varied Illinois landscape, the tales on offer here range from the utopian to the oppressive: from the murder of Fred Hampton in Chicago,