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A view down a long underground corridor with lockers and a few seated figures

Lunch Break

Lunch Break

Lunch Break, Dir, Sharon Lockhart, 2008, USA, 84 mins

WHO

American filmmaker and photographer, whose work, with it’s near static, steady gaze and stillness, hovers between still and moving image.

VERY SIMPLE PROPOSAL

A slowed down single tracking shot along a corridor as workers at the Bath Iron Works, (Maine, USA) take their lunch break.

WHY

It’s a slowing down so as to pay better attention. It’s film as an excavation of detail that we ourselves could never hope to capture from a transitory, fleeting moment.

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