An American provincial town’s public consultation about the expansion of the Wal-Mart supermarket, recreated in minute detail as a feature film shot in black-and-white 16mm. The transcript from the real life public hearing is serving as the actors’ manuscript – complete with a five minute break in the middle! – while power-point presentations from the meeting are serving as backdrop.Read More »
James N. Kienitz Wilkins
James N. Kienitz Wilkins – Public Hearing (2012)2011-2020DocumentaryExperimentalJames N. Kienitz WilkinsUSA
James N. Kienitz Wilkins – The Republic (2017)2011-2020DramaExperimentalJames N. Kienitz WilkinsUSA
A confederation of aging libertarians open their borders to the wealthy young widow of a traitor in order to survive winter.
The world premiere of an audacious new film by Wilkins, a Whitney Biennial 2017 selected artist. A unique cinematic experience, it blurs the lines between film, theater, radio, podcasts & gallery installations as its images fade from black to white and we hear an epic drama of utopian ideals tested.Read More »
James N. Kienitz Wilkins – Indefinite Pitch (2016)2011-2020James N. Kienitz WilkinsShort FilmUSA
Framed as a pathetic movie pitch set in Berlin, Indefinite Pitch points toward unconscious and elusive influences in life and in cinema mimicked by the rising and falling sonic frequency that, like an alarm, has an extremely indefinite pitch.Read More »