Leviathan
Northwest Film Forum
Seattle, WA
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Leviathan
Apr 05 - Apr 11

(Lucien Castaing-Taylor and Verena Paravel, France/United Kingdom/USA, 2012, HD, 87 min)

Friday, Apr 05 at 07:00PM
Friday, Apr 05 at 09:00PM
Saturday, Apr 06 at 07:00PM
Saturday, Apr 06 at 09:00PM
Sunday, Apr 07 at 07:00PM
Sunday, Apr 07 at 09:00PM
Monday, Apr 08 at 07:00PM
Monday, Apr 08 at 09:00PM
Tuesday, Apr 09 at 07:00PM
Tuesday, Apr 09 at 09:00PM
Wednesday, Apr 10 at 07:00PM
Wednesday, Apr 10 at 09:00PM
Thursday, Apr 11 at 07:00PM
Thursday, Apr 11 at 09:00PM

The border between viewer and subject is resoundingly breached in Leviathan, which follows a commercial fishing boat from whatever viewpoints it can, be they the hands of a fisherman or a helmet containing a tiny camera as it tumbles across the deck. Directorial super-duo Taylor and Paravel take the narrative of a nature documentary deep into uncharted waters, leaving us orphaned from the idea of a storyteller, even as the story itselfwhich roams through the daily lives of fishermen, ethical issues in the industry and ecosystems far out at seabears us forward helplessly in its net. The most groundbreaking work of cinema in decades, the documentary form will never be the same after Leviathan.

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1515 12th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122
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