Video

First approach (2)

Daniel Kötter

2008, 10:44 minutes, colour, Silent

TAPECODE 1018.06

A reference to three experimental films by New York film makers from the 1960s. Distancing and approaching. Staten island ferry leaving Manhattan, the iconographic Manhattan Skyline view, like it was used by Chantal Akerman in News from home, but re-shot in october 2007. The film is constantly jumping backwards and forwards in time and space, like Ernie Gehr's Serene velocity, but clouds and waves replace the geometry of the hallway. At some point, the camera starts zooming in, like the camera in Michael Snow's Wavelength, but the image of the building and the waves diasppear in the end. First approach or last good bye?

Rental and Sales

Single Screening Rental

$105.00

Educational Purchase DVD (Bluray +$15)

$260.00

5 Year Educational Streaming License, Digital File with DVD Circulation Copy

$550.00

Gallery Exhibition and Installation, complete Media Request form for quote

Institutional Archival Acquisition, complete Media Request form for quote

Curators and programmers, please contact distribution@vtape.org to receive a login and password to preview Vtape titles online.

Screening and exhibition rentals and archival acquisitions include public performance rights; educational purchases or licenses include rights for classroom screenings and library circulation. When placing an order the customer agrees to our general online terms and conditions. Payment (or a purchase order number) and a signed licensing agreement must be received before media can be shipped to the client.