Prototype

Canada / 2017 / 63 minutes / NR

As a major storm strikes Texas in 1900, a mysterious televisual device is built and tested. Blake Williams’ experimental 3D sci-fi film immerses us in the aftermath of the Galveston disaster to fashion a haunting treatise on technology, cinema, and the medium’s future.

  • Director

    Blake Williams

  • Producer

    Marco Gualtieri

  • “Stunning. A prescient work.”

    Film Comment
  • “An audacious multi-part work… startlingly unusual."

    Notebook
  • “Continuously stunning.”

    Filmmaker Magazine
  • “A profound and complex work.”

    RogerEbert.com
  • "A 60-minute avant-garde film has managed to easily outmatch any hundred-million-dollar production in its use of 3D."

    Hyperallergic
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