27th Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival

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Pulling Up Roots

director: Cecelia Condit
original title: Pulling Up Roots
country: Ireland
year: 2015
running time: 8 min.


Between the walls of an unfinished building in the west of Ireland, a woman in yellow struggles with overgrown vegetation. Provocative miniature finds itself on the edge of all possible "ifs", at the crossroads of alternative stories that could have happened and lives that could have been lived.

Courtesy of Electronic Arts Intermix (EAI), New York.


Cecelia Condit (1947) is a well-known American visual artist active in video art since the 1980s. She currently teaches at the University of Wisconsin. Her work addresses fear and alienation between man and nature.

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director: Cecelia Condit
Ministerstvo kultury
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Město Jihlava
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