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Synopsis

Tracing the movements of the New Silk Road, this essay-documentary follows distribution networks which are expanding across vast regions between China and Europe.
Mapped through footage, interviews, field recordings and found WeChat videos; government efforts to speed up the movement of trade collide with more-than-human choreographies of sand, people and goods. 'Paralogisticians' hack infrastructural space through transnational guanxi and long distance friendships. Desert sands made restless by Westerly winds disrupt roads, railways and sometimes engulf whole cities. Through a disorientation of the senses – bodies and landscapes become mobile.
Official Selection Rotterdam International Film Festival 2018 - World premiere

Details

Year
2017
Type of film
Shorts
Running Time
34 mins 3 secs
Format
H.264
Director
Solveig Suess 1st Feature
Producer
Solveig Suess
Editor
Solveig Suess
Screenwriter
Ming Lin, Solveig Suess
Director of Photography
Solveig Suess
Production Designer
Solveig Suess
Sound
Josh Feola
Music
Josh Feola
Principal Cast
Ravi Sundaram, Charmaine Chua, Rune Reyhé, Li Tiaojie, Andrei Daler
Voice-over
ChaCha, Been Shen
Translations
Jennifer Zhang
Script excerpts
'Holding Patterns' by Jerry Zee

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Last updated 16th April 2018

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Solveig Suess
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