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New on DVD: Hidden in Plain Sight by Mark Street

Posted April 29th, 2010 in New Acquisitions, New DVDs, News / Events

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Hidden in Plain Sight by Mark Street

*Hidden in Plain Sight* is inspired by the tradition of cinematic city symphonies and is made up of footage shot in four cities: Santiago de Chile, Hanoi Vietnam, Dakar Senegal and Marseille France. Vignettes from each place are juxtaposed so that the viewer is pulled from place to place, picking up the pieces, making connections only to have them disappear just as quickly.
Historical details (about Salvador Allende and Ho Chi Minh, among others), quotes from writing (by Miriama Ba and Charles Baudelaire and others), laconic captions, scored music, and expressionistic sound design offer contrasting contexts in which to view these images. Read more and purchase..