The Birth of a Flower
Great Britain, animation, 1910, 6'
Author: F. Percy Smith
The film is an extremely early use of time-lapse, using experimental film technique to condense the days-long process of the blooming of various sorts of flowers into mere seconds of footage.
The Private Life of a Cat
USA, documentary, 1944, 22'
Author: Alexander Hammid, Maya Deren
Two cats have a litter of 5 kittens and then nurse, teach and play with them.
Federal Republic of Germany, documentary, 1977, 30’
Director: Werner Herzog
Screenplay: Werner Herzog
Cinematography: Jörg Schmidt-Reitwein, Ed Lachman
Editing: Beate Mainka-Jellinghaus
Sound: Werner Herzog
Production: Werner Herzog Filmproduktion, Süddeutscher Rundfunk
Herzog takes a film crew to the island of Guadeloupe when he hears that the volcano on the island is going to erupt. Everyone has left, except for one old man who refuses to leave.
USA, experimental, 2017, 11’
Director: David ORilley
Animation: Damien Di Fede
Sound: Eduardo Ortiz Frau
Music: Ben Lukas Boysen, Sebastian Plano
Voice: Alan Watts
Production: David ORilley
It's a simulation of reality where you can see the world from everything's point of view - a philosophy project in the form of a game.