Ah, Liberty!

Talent Showcase 2008
  • Scheme: LAFVA
  • People: Ben Rivers
  • Duration: 20'

Ah, Liberty! Video

Film Information

  • Year of commission: 2008
  • Year of release: 2008
  • Shooting format: 16mm black and white
  • Artist Schemes: Film London Jarman Award, FLAMIN Productions


  • Artist: Ben Rivers

A family’s place in the wilderness, outside of time; free-range animals and children, junk and nature, all within the most sublime landscape. The work aims at an idea of freedom, which is reflected in the hand-processed Scope format, but is undercut with a sense of foreboding. There’s no particular story; beginning, middle or end, just fragments of lives lived, rituals performed.

Distribution: LUX

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