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Birgit ludwig
The Partition
Fiction expérimentale | hdv | couleur | 21'21'' | Luxembourg / Royaume-Uni | 2018
Blake awakes from a comatic episode for which there doesn't seem to be any explanation. Set in London, the film interweaves his and other characters' discontinued journeys marked by peculiar moments and encounters. At once sober and enigmatic, "The Partition" reflects on singularity, alienation and intangible windows in the wider context of a shifting techno-capitalist environment.
Birgit Ludwig (b. Luxembourg) is a filmmaker and artist based in London. Her films take the form of unconventional dramas or documentaries, interweaving realism and a poetic uncanny. She is a graduate of Central Saint Martins School of Art (BA Fine Art/Phoebe Llewellin Smith Scholarship Award) and Kingston University (MA Experimental Film).