Away

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.

From the playlist : Manifesto for Interventionist Media - because Art is a Hammer

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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    “really enjoyed that thank you ” — Jayjaynfb, 6 Feb 2013

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Film Credits

writer
Peter Mettler
director
Peter Mettler
producer
Lea Marin
cinematographer
Peter Mettler
editor
Peter Mettler
music research
Elizabeth Klinck

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