Touch Tone Phone Film

16mm, black and white, sound, 7.5 min
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The phone rings and a woman gets up to answer it. This event is recorded on film but we only see it as a sliding strip. Each time the action repeats, the film strip slides past and stops at a frame closer ...
Rental format: 16mm $30.00

About

The phone rings and a woman gets up to answer it. This event is recorded on film but we only see it as a sliding strip. Each time the action repeats, the film strip slides past and stops at a frame closer to her picking up the phone. The film's form mimics the hiatus of machine-human interface...(it) impresses primarily as a wittily anecdotal metaphor. – Ian Christie.

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