Life On The Mississippi

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An essay film about a river and the limits of knowing it. Using Mark Twain's "Life On The Mississippi" as a road map, Brown travels along the Mississippi River from Memphis, Tennessee to New Orleans and considers ways that river pilots, paddlers, historical re-enactors, and civil engineers attempt to know the river through modeling, measurement, and simulation.

Production format: 16mm

Screenings and Awards:
Golden Badger Award, 21st Wisconsin Film Festival
26th Chicago Underground Film Festival
46th Athens International Film & Video Festival
15th Experiments in Cinema
14th Tacoma Film Festival,
7th Arquiteturas Film Festival

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Digital File $112.00  

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