Balkan Dox



France, United Kingdom, United States
2012 — 87 min / Colour



In the very waters where Melville’s Pequod gave chase to Moby dick, Leviathan captures the collaborative clash of man, nature, and machine. Shot on a dozen cameras — tossed and tethered, passed from fisherman to filmmaker — it is a cosmic portrait of one of mankind’s oldest endeavors.

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Directors' Biography

Véréna Paravel and Lucien Castaing-Taylor are filmmakers, artists, and anthropologists, who work at the sensory ethnography lab at Harvard University. Their work is in the permanent collection of the museum of modern art, New York, and the British museum, and exhibited at London’s institute of contemporary arts, the centre Pompidou, the Berlin kunsthalle, Marian Goodman gallery, the x-Initiative, and elsewhere.

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Lucien Castaing-Taylor

Véréna Paravel


Véréna Paravel

Lucien Castaing-Taylor


Véréna Paravel

Lucien Castaing-Taylor


Joe Gawler


Jacob Ribicoff

Screenings & Awards

DokuFest, Kosovo, 2013

CPH:DOX, Denmark, 2012
Cinema Eye Honors Award & New Vision Award

IndieLisboa, Portugal, 2013
Grand Prize City of Lisbon

Locarno, Switzerland, 2012
FIPRESCI Prize & Don Quixote Award - Special Mention

True/False, United States, 2013
True Vision Award