Levitated Mass USA, 2013, 90 minutes Director: Doug Pray
Levitated Mass is the story of a "rock" star: a $10 million, 22-city tour and the international media storm that ensued. Prominently displayed outside the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, renowned and reclusive land artist Michael Heizer's "Levitated Mass" gained worldwide recognition during its installation in 2012. Over the course of 10 nights, a 340-ton solid granite boulder crawled through Southern California neighborhoods on a 294-foot-long, 206-wheeled trailer, drawing hundreds of camera crews and cell phone shooters alike to document its journey.
Vultures of Tibet Canada, USA, 2012, 20 minutes Director: Russell O. Bush
In rapidly developing Western China, Sky Burial - a sacred ritual where the bodies of Tibetan dead are fed to wild griffon vultures- becomes a popular tourist attraction. This intimate window reveals the current state of Sky Burial as an anecdote of the larger ideological issues in Tibet today - exploring a world in which nature and culture, humans and animals, spirituality and politics are all interconnected.
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