The Watchmen

The Watchmen

Film Festival Reports

TIFF 2017. WAVELENGHTS: THE WATCHMEN BY FERN SILVA

By Mónica Delgado

With a world premiere in Rotterdam Film Festival and a Canadian premiere in Wavelenghts, Fern’s Silva The Watchmen is a revisitation on the concept of the panoptic from its vestiges and interactions with new dispositives of social surveillance. If the Jeremy Bentham invention is recovered here from some abandoned architectural ruins, which give an idea of the failure of methods of control and power, the question of feeling surveilled and repressed by an omnipresent being seem to be a conceptual motivation that the filmmaker uses in this short film.

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TIFF 2017. WAVELENGTHS: THE WATCHMEN DE FERN SILVA

Por Mónica Delgado

Con estreno mundial en el festival de Rotterdam y estreno canadiense en Wavelenghts, The Watchmen de Fern Silva es una revisitación sobre el concepto de panóptico desde sus vestigios y desde sus interacciones con nuevos dispositivos de vigilancia social.

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