NOTE: Scaled up to HD resolution because of contest parameters, source material at 4:3

A collage of source material from the public domain edited with datamoshed footage from NASA of the sun over the last three years.

Images of freedom and oppression, joy and fear, guilt and fury are juxtaposed and re-contextualized to bring about a crushing sense of mortality.

Video by MutantLeafling
Song by The Flaming Lips

Footage obtained from The Prelinger Archive:
Carl Dreyer: "LA PASSION DE JEANNE D' ARC" (1928)
Buster Keaton: "Sherlock Junior" (1924)
F. W. Murnau: "Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans" (1927)
Robert Wiene: "The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari" (1920)
NASA|SDO: "3 years of the sun in 3 minutes"
Carmelita: "Fan Dance"
Frigidaire: "Out of this World" Ad Campaign

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