Animals Under Anaesthesia: Speculations on the Dreamlife of Beasts

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Socrates of Kamchatka
Screening Room - Michigan Theater Wed, Mar 22, 2017 8:30 PM
Socrates of Kamchatka blends documentary and fiction to tell a story about Anfisa, and her horse - Socrates, who was murdered in 2012 to punish Anfisa for her economic success. The film is a tale about the 'breaking' of horses and people by caring Communist masters.
Film Info
Event Type:Socrates of Kamchatka
Shorts in Competition
Release Year:2016
Production Country:Canada
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Brian M. Cassidy/Melanie Shatzky

Description

Part lyrical document, part farce, Animals Under Anaesthesia: Speculations on the Dreamlife of Beasts explores the imagined unconscious minds of animals. Images of sex, death and the natural world are made manifest in the murky and disquieting dreams of a dog, cat, pig and rabbit.