Strange Vision of Seeing Things
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The Modern Jungle
Screening Room - Michigan TheaterFri, Mar 24 5:00 PM

A story of globalization filtered through the fever dream of a Mexican shaman, The Modern Jungle is an intimate portrait of Zoque culture, commodity fetish, and the predicament of documentary.

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Film Info
Event Type:Modern Jungle
Shorts in Competition
Release Year:2016
Production Country:Canada
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Ryan Ferko
Description
Time-spaces of post-Yugoslav Serbia: the empty lobby of a defunct industrial conglomerate’s headquarters in Belgrade; an unseen man describing tripping on acid during the 1999 NATO bombings; a mother and her young son visit ruins left by that same campaign. At first they appear in crisp HD, but cracks form, revealing dimensions beneath the smooth surface.