Vital Signs

Rental Format(s): 16mm film

This film is dedicated to John Wilbert Hammer, Curt McDowell and Vito Russo.

The film employs images and text to intertwine Western constructions of death that place death far away from home in a seldom visited cemetery with Hammer's personal interactions with a skeleton, clips from Renais' Hiroshima, Mon Amour, text from Foucault's Birth of a Clinic and scenes from a hospital intensive care unit.

Award: Grand Prize, Black Maria Film and Video Festival

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16mm film $45.00  

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