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Throwing Stones (Hotel Diaries #3) John Smith

The “Hotel Diaries” chart the “War on Terror” era of Bush and Blair through a series of video recordings that relate personal experiences to the ongoing conflicts in Afghanistan, Iraq and Israel/Palestine.

Throwing Stones (Hotel Diaries #3)

Documentary Film
Switzerland
2004
11 minutes
subtitles: 
No
Credits DOK Leipzig Logo
John Smith
John Smith
John Smith
John Smith
John Smith
John Smith
John Smith
Made over six years in the hotels of six different countries, the “Hotel Diaries” chart the “War on Terror” era of Bush and Blair through a series of video recordings that relate personal experiences to the ongoing conflicts in Afghanistan, Iraq and Israel/Palestine. In these works, which play upon chance and coincidence, the hotel room is employed as a “found” film set, where the architecture, furnishing and decoration become the means by which my own small adventures are metaphorically linked to major world events.

John Smith