L E   F I F A
L E   F I F A
Butte

Butte

Marlene Millar, Philip Szporer

Canada | 2007 | 5 min
Program presented as part of the program Hommage Mouvement Perpétuel — 20 ans de création

Poetic and sensual, Butte unfolds over the course of a day, marking the progression of time at four key points – sunrise, mid-day, late afternoon, and sundown. Filmed on the Blood Reserve in the plains and ancestral grounds of Southern Alberta, the camera instinctively accentuates dancer-choreographer Byron Chief-Moon’s deep connection to the land. The film captures images of nature and the connectiveness with the land – undulating waves of wild grass, the slow passage of clouds, pastoral, woodland thicket, and streams. The body as landscape is the central image; where the flesh, bone and muscle become synonymous with the land.
Festival International du Film sur l’Art, Canada (2008)
International Film Festival, Netherlands (2008)
Native Spirit Festival, UK (2008)

Last update in March 2020
Editing Dexter X
Artists Byron Chief-Moon
Cinematography Michael Wees
Music Nicolas Basque

Production

Marlene Millar

Marlene Millar

Philip Szporer

Philip Szporer