To Many Men Strange Fates Are Given

Director: Brent Green

Institute History

  • 2012 Sundance Film Festival

Description

Animator/artist Brent Green breathes three-dimensional life into his signature nervously sweet, line-drawn animation style in his multiplane media sculpture, To Many Men Strange Fates Are Given. Plug your body into this magical sleighlike structure and ride through a story land where a woman sews a spacesuit for a Russian dog astronaut and working-class people search for the meaning of their lives as they ride the tidal waves of technological invention. Their survival may lie in their ability to question forces much larger and more powerful than themselves.

Commissioned by Experimental Media & Performing Arts Center (EMPAC)

Screening Details

  • Section: New Frontier Artist
  • Film Type: Artist
  • Country: U.S.A.
  • Run Time: 10 min.
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