I first learned of Mr.Jordan's work around the age of 12 via a book called "Experimental Animation" sometime in the mid 1970s. In all the years since then, I've not had an opportunity to actually see his work until now, so MUBI's hosting of these old films is greatly appreciated. "Orb" is a charmingly dated mystical exploration, more serious than one might anticipate.
A very finely made film and a definite twist on what themes we’ve previously seen in movies about undocumented Mexicans in the USA. My only criticism of the film is that it is very clearly derivative… read review