The Great Wall has been completed at its most southerly point.’ So begins Kafka’s short story ‘At the Building of the Great Wall of China’, and so, at Europe’s heavily militarised south-eastern frontier, begins this film. In the shadow of its own narratives of freedom, Europe has been quietly building its own great wall. Like its famous Chinese precursor, this wall has been piecemeal in construction, diverse in form and dubious in utility. Gradually cohering across the continent, this system of enclosure and exclusion is urged upon a populace seemingly willing to accept its necessity and to contribute to its building.
- The Great Wall (2016) Set in 15th century China, The Great Wall is about British warriors who happen upon the hurried construction of the massive wall. As night falls, the warriors realize that the haste in building the wall isn’t just to keep out the Mongols — there is something inhuman and more […]
- Rakuen Tsuihou – Expelled from Paradise (2014) 楽園追放 A.D. 2400, DEVA's central council detects an incident of unauthorized access into their mainframe. Someone on Earth was trying to hack into the system. The only information DEVA was able to retrieve was that hacker referred to themselves as "Frontier Setter." To investigate the […]
- The Last Resort (2016) L’Ultima Spiaggia In a city where the boundaries have changed greatly, where to go in Slovenia identification, where the barriers (real or metaphorical that they need not even show) have crumbled over the years, where the famous wall of mental hospital was demolished in the seventies thanks to Basaglia […]
- Railroad Tigers (2016) 铁道飞虎 铁道飞虎
A railroad worker in China in 1941 leads a team of freedom fighters against the Japanese in order to get food for the poor.
- The Amazing Race S28E12 – The Only First That Matters Season 28, Episode 12 – “The Only First That Matters (Santa Barbara, California)”
The final three teams race from Shenzhen, China, to Santa Barbara, Cal., for the final leg of the race, where they must jump off a building more than 150 feet high and perform the harrowing task of […]