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Fresh Kill

Tue Nov 30, 2021 12:00 PM, 2:00 PM & 4:00 PM

Shu Lea Cheang’s eco cybernoia film envisions a post-apocalyptic landscape strewn with electronic detritus and suffering the toxic repercussions of mass marketing in a high-tech commodity culture. Exploring connections between people surviving on the margins, writes scholar Gina Marchetti, “Fresh Kill collapses the globe in solidarity against racism, sexism, and the excesses of transnational corporate capitalism as resistance circulates through networks originally designed to facilitate the exchange of labor, commodities, and capital.” (1994, dir. Shu Lea Cheang, 35mm, color, 80 min.)

In loving memory of Jimmie Durham.

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