The New Frontier section offers six films "at the crossroads of art, environment, culture and new media".
Fear(s) Of The Dark and Eat, For This Is My Body
Casting A Glance
(Country: USA; Year: 2007; Director: James Benning)
An experiential look at Robert Smithson’s monumental sculpture, the Spiral Jetty, as it has evolved over 30 years in concert with the ebb and flow of the Great Salt Lake.
Eat, For This Is My Body (Mange, Ceci Est Mon Corps)
(Country: France, Haiti; Year: 2007; Director: Michelange Quay; Writer: Michelange Quay; Stars: Sylvie Testud, Catherine Samie, Jean Noël Pierre, Hans Dacost Saint-Val)
Avant garde 'documentary' loosely exploring the colonialist history of Haiti.
Fear(s) Of The Dark (Peur(s) Du Noir)
(Country: France; Year: 2007; Director: Blutch, Charles Burns, Marie Callou, Richard McGuire, Pierre Di Sciullio, Lorenzo Mattotti Screenwriters: Jerry Kramsky, Pirus, Romaine Slocombe, Etienne Robial)
Ten animations from the dark side.
(Country: USA; Director: Jennifer Phang)
As troubling signs of global cataclysms accelerate, a brother and sister react to their father's desertion and the powerful presence of their mother's new boyfriend.
(Country: USA; Director: Mia Trachinger)
In a world in which the past, present and future simultaneously unfold, a woman whose genetic mutation leaves her devoid of morality struggles to preserve her romance with the man she loves.
Casting A Glance and Seven Intellectuals In Bamboo Forest, Parts 1 To 5
Seven Intellectuals In Bamboo Forest, Parts 1 To 5
(Country: USA; Year: 2008; Director: Yang Fudong)
A rare screening of the artist's celebrated series, based on the history of seven intellectuals in the ancient Chinese Wei and Jin Dynasties.