this is the first 6 minutes of twohundredfiftysixcolors, which is a 97 minute long film comprised entirely of animated GIFs. watch the entire movie here:
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>> Crafted from thousands of animated GIFs, twohundredfiftysixcolors is an expansive and revealing portrait of what has become a zeitgeist medium. Once used primarily as an Internet page signpost, the file type has evolved into a nimble and ubiquitous tool for pop-cultural memes, self-expression, and artistic gestures. The film is a curated archive that functions as a historical document charting the GIF's evolution, its connections to early cinema, and its contemporary cultural and aesthetic possibilities.

10/5/14 – UNION DOCS, New York City
8/30/14 – CINEFAMILY, Los Angeles CA
4/26/14 – Cindelphia Film Festival, PhilaMOCA, Philadelphia, PA
12/5/13 – TIFF CINEMATHEQUE The Free Screen at Bell Lightbox Theater, Toronto ON
10/3/13 – VIA fest 2013, Pittsburgh Filmmakers' Melwood Screening Room, Pittsburgh PA
9/28/13 – Headroom at Bijou Cinema, Iowa City IA
917/13 – Experimental Tuesdays at the Union Theater, Milwaukee WI
4/18/13 - Conversations at the Edge, Gene Siskel Film Center, Chicago IL

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