3.2
133 Ratings
17
Jan

Tectonics

United States, 2012
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Synopsis

A survey of the physical qualities and metaphysical quandaries of the United States-Mexico border. Follows the boundary and its immediate surrounding topography incrementally from the Gulf of Mexico to the Pacific Ocean.

Our take

Continuing our series on American landscape documentarian Rappmund, who followed the path of water in his first film, here traces our Mexican border. In an era where rhetoric overwhelms the (meta-) physical aspects of the border, Rappmund surveys a national divide with acute precision. Read more

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