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This experimental short conveys avant-garde filmmaker Arthur Lipsett’s view of the human condition and the chaotic planet on which we live. As in his other films (Very Nice, Very Nice; 21-87), the flow of images in Fluxes seems somewhat disjointed and erratic -- yet it all builds up to a devastating indictment of the modern world. The film’s only commentary consists of unrelated snatches of words and sounds.

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Fluxes, Arthur Lipsett, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • director
    Arthur Lipsett
  • editing
    Arthur Lipsett
  • sound editing
    Arthur Lipsett
  • producer
    Guy Glover
  • animation
    Kaj Pindal
  • re-recording
    Ron Alexander

  • Janjan

    Dear NFB, it would be wonderful if you posted ALL of Arthur Lipsett's films for viewing here. After seeing the doc film about his life, one is left more curious about his late works as well--whether they're too dark or weren't well received, that's something for each person to decide for themselves. Thanks for your consideration. Janjan

    Janjan, 31 Jan 2016