Balkan Dox

Ostrich Theory

United Kingdom
2020 — 8 min / Colour

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Synopsis

A take on public indifference to troubled times. Pre-pandemic documentary footage, digitally depopulated and reorchestrated frame-by-frame before lockdowns became reality.

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Directors' Biography

Simon's films have won the International Jury Prize at Sundance, Best Short Film at the BIFAs, and BAFTA and European Academy Award nominations. Working in fiction, animation, hybrid documentary and interactive, his work been presented collectively in dedicated retrospective shows at many international film festivals.

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Director

Simon Ellis

Producer

Simon Ellis

Cinematography

Lise Milson

Editing

Miss O'Neill

Screenings & Awards

Encounters FF, United Kingdom, 2020

VIS, Vienna, Austria, 2021

Kurzfilm Festival Hamburg, Germany, 2021

Filmfest Dresden, Germany, 2021