In The Future They Ate From The Finest Porcelain


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IN THE FUTURE THEY ATE FROM THE FINEST PORCELAIN

2016



A narrative resistance group makes underground deposits of elaborate porcelain for future archaeologists to excavate. Their aim is to influence history and support future claims to their vanishing lands. By implementing a myth of its own, their work becomes a historical intervention – de facto creating a nation. In the Future They Ate From the Finest Porcelain resides in the cross-section between sci-fi, archaeology and politics. Combining live motion and CGI, the film explores the role of myth for history, fact and national identity.

 

Directors: Søren Lind, Larissa Sansour

Release Date: 2016

Duration: 29mins