2008. Great Britain. Gideon Koppel. 94 min.
New York premiere. Followed by a discussion with Gideon Koppel
Thursday, February 25, 2010, 4:00 p.m.
Theater 2 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 2), T2
2008. Great Britain. Directed by Gideon Koppel. Sleep Furiously is set in a small farming community in mid Wales, a place where Koppel's parents—both refugees—found a home. Influenced by his conversations with the writer Peter Handke, the filmmaker leads us on a poetic and profound journey into a world of endings and beginnings—a world of stuffed owls, sheep, and fire—all to a soundtrack by the cult electronic musician Aphex Twin. 94 min.
In the Film exhibition Documentary Fortnight, 2010: MoMA’s International Festival of Nonfiction Film
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