The filmmaker of this short documentary used his cellphone camera to shoot these scenes in Costa Rica. He reflects on the dichotomy of nature versus technology. Part of the MobiDOCS: Confessions in a Digital Age series.
Manifesto Point # 5: Use whatever medium suits – video, photography, World Wide Web, cellphones, iPods or just pen and paper. It can all be documentary. Away is a very short film shot on a cellphone. Director Peter Mettler meditates on the dichotomy between nature and technology in the Costa Rica rainforest. It’s haunting and beautiful.Katerina Cizek
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