Waiting Is Irrelevant When Time Is Non-Linear (2010)

experimental short
16mm film, HD, color

Time has played a intriguing part in the existence of this film, beyond its topic and title. Dormant for 6 years on a forgotten harddrive, not even the filmmaker Gina Hara remembered its existence. Maybe a school project, maybe a camera test? “Waiting Is Irrelevant When Time Is Non-Linear” is consistent with Hara’s experiments into exploring the boundaries of film as a medium. In this project Hara addresses questions around linear storytelling and the threshold between film and filmmaker. Without end credits the film almost seems to continue on beyond its limited time frame.

Cast: Mariko Sakamoto
Crew: Jean-Sébastien Francoeur, Marianne Ploska

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