A Spell To Ward Off The Darkness (2013) – Ben Rivers + Ben Russell.

Doused in a natural ethnography based upon the landscape, A Spell To Ward Off The Darkness (2013) is a strangely hypnotic mixture of fact and fiction by filmmakers, Ben Rivers and Ben Russell.  Both have come from making shorter works and the episodic sense of place and the perspectives of time are all questioned through … Continue reading A Spell To Ward Off The Darkness (2013) – Ben Rivers + Ben Russell.

Two Years At Sea (Ben Rivers) – Geographical Solitude and Company in Objects.

Cause and effect may not perhaps be the first aspect that comes to mind when considering Ben Rivers’ feature debut Two Years At Sea (2011). Yet, looking at the implications of the lifestyle on show, itself a deliberate effect of causation from working at sea for two years to be able to afford to live … Continue reading Two Years At Sea (Ben Rivers) – Geographical Solitude and Company in Objects.