Bill Morrison • 6m 14s
Directed by Bill Morrison • Documentary • 2003 • 6 minutes
The subject of Bill Morrison’s CITY WALK is the urban landscape and the movement within it. Utilising high contrast black and white footage, Morrison records busy urban life with a camera situated in a moving vehicle. The often-blurred, constantly moving imagery that captures the bustling nature of the setting and is complimented by the music of contemporary composer Michael Gordon.
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Directed by Bill Morrison • Documentary • 1996 • 12 minutes
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