Return to Forms
2016 / 10 min / 16mm on HD

A constellation of objects, each emerging into the soft peach-light void of an indeterminate condominium space.

"Subjecting our visual (and virtual) lexicon of luxury to a series of sculptural and kinetic interventions, the film evokes a crazed anthropologist’s observations of a bizarre cargo cult — our own. The climactic vision... is typical of Epcar’s exuberant play with meaning: the commodity pulverized, reconstituted as a new order of objet d’art, and finally relinquished to the rude flow of cinema." - Max Goldberg

construction / design: Samuel Breslin
percussion: Daniel Pearce
saxophone: Etosha Terryll

"You've Come Back" written by Van McCoy / performed by Lesley Gore
"Shiatsu Massage Chair Full Review (Model-EC06C)" by onourshelf

with: Samuel Breslin
        Michael Bucuzzo
        Paul Conrad
        Christina Kolozsvary
        Jordan Epcar

Sabrina Ramos
Ray Barmack Richardson
Yan Slobodkin
Ike Sriskandarajah


SCREENINGS:

2017      D E E P - New York, NY
              Transient Visions - Johnson City, NY
              New Orleans Film Festival - New Orleans, LA
              Festival des cinémas différents et expérimentaux - Paris, France
              Bunker 2 Contemporary Art Container - Toronto, Canada
              Moscow International Experimental Film Festival - Moscow, Russia
              Corner Theater - Busan, South Korea
              Syros International Film Festival - Syros, Greece
              Uplink Theater - Tokyo, Japan
              Deluge Contemporary Art - Victoria, Canada
              Rencontres Internationales - Berlin, Germany
              Winnipeg Underground Film Festival - Winnipeg, Canada
              Crossroads - San Francisco, CA
              CineAutopsia - Bogotá, Colombia
              ICDOCS - Iowa City, IA
              Milwaukee Underground Film Festival - Milwaukee, WI
              Athens International Film & Video Festival - Athens, OH
              Rencontres Internationales - Paris, France
              Nocturnal Reflections - Milan, Italy
2016      November Film Festival - London, England
              Antimatter - Victoria, Canada
              New York Film Festival - New York, NY


AWARDS:

Jury Award, Milwaukee Underground Film Festival


PRESS:

Max Goldberg, "Five Must-See Experimental Films at This Year’s CROSSROADS," KQED
Michael Sicinski, "Three Days in May: San Francisco's Crossroads Festival 2017," MUBI
Stephen Broomer, "A Road Outside: Crossroads 2017," UZAK

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