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Perpetual Motion
Kakania
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Penetralia

Perpetual Motion

(1992 • 5 minutes) Music by Ken Field

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A shrine to ritualized time. This film celebrates the cyclical nature of time, and the symbols and rites which have been created to mark and honor its passage.

“For a society so often focused on beating the clock in fragments of minutes and hours, ‘PERPETUAL MOTION’ is a revitalizing reminder of the larger relationships between time and life. It’s a joy to the senses.”

— Pam Korza, New England Film & Video Festival



Awards:
ASIFA-East Animation Awards, NYC, 1993: 1st Prize, Direction
Carolina Film & Video Festival, North Carolina, 1994: Grand Prize Winner
Bucks Co Independent Film Tour, 1993: Grand Prize Winner
New England Film & Video Festival, 1993: Animation Award
Sinking Creek Film Festival, Tennessee, 1993: Judge’s Award
Black Maria Film & Video Festival, 1993: Jurors’ Citation Award
Humboldt International Film Festival, CA, 1993: Honorable Mention

Festivals:
New York Film Festival, 1992
Zagreb World Festival of Animated Films, Croatia, 1992
Ottawa International Animation Festival, Canada, 1992
Annecy International Animation Festival, France, 1993
Ann Arbor Film Festival, 1992
Cleveland International Film Festival, 1993
Charlotte Film & Video Festival, North Carolina, 1993
Women in Film’s International Film Festival, Hollywood, CA, 1994
Athens International Film & Video Festival, Ohio, 1994
Northampton Film Festival, Massachusetts, 1995
South Beach Film Festival, Florida, 1997

Screenings:
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, 1992
National Film Board of Canada, Toronto, 1993: “Animation Sensation” Series
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1993
Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, CA, 1993
Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline, MA, 1993
Southeast Center for Contemporary Art, North Carolina, 1993
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