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A Character-driven Animated Travelogue

Films using stop motion and time lapse often seem gimmicky. But in “A Man Walks Across Balkipapan,” Indonesian filmmaker Dhimas Ruswanto deftly avoids that problem. He does this through characterization.  

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“Lisbon. Live”: a wordless homage to a great city

Inspired by Wim Winders “ Lisbon Story,” Maxim Mussel’s five-minute documentary captures many of  Lisbon’s elements including food, music, the people, and a romantic trolley. The very important part of Lisbon atmosphere is a street sounds, wind whispering and peoples talking and Iphone reflects all the sounds perfectly. This wordless piece, filled with  powerful close-ups,…

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