The Resource Do Donkey's Act

Do Donkey's Act

Label
Do Donkey's Act
Title
Do Donkey's Act
Contributor
Distributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Narrated by Willem Dafoe, DO DONKEYS ACT encourages us to respect a major language barrier we might not otherwise consider, the mystery and intrigue of donkey utterances. We are invited to "step into their shade and listen closely" as we attune to a series of dramatic performances in which we eavesdrop on donkeys speaking amongst themselves.. Reclaiming the donkey from the indignity of a centuries old master slave relationship in which the dominant image of the donkey has been negative (stubborn, buffoon, jackass, laborer, trickster and fool), DO DONKEYS ACT’S ethno-poetic-animal-fiction takes its playfully self-reflexive cues from Jean Rouch and Chris Marker.. Official Selection at Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival.. Nominated for the DOX:AWARD at the Copenhagen International Documentary Festival. Nominated for the Art Doc Award at the Sheffield International Documentary Festival.. "By letting us reach our own conclusions about the meanings of various interactions between people and beasts, the film creates space for a contemplation of animal consciousness and human responsibility." - Norman Wilner, NOW Toronto
Cataloging source
VDU
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by Carnivalesque Films in 2017
Language note
In English
PerformerNote
Willem Dafoe
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Carnivalesque Films (Firm)
  • Kanopy (Firm)
Runtime
72
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Arts--Experimental methods
  • Documentary-style films
Technique
live action
Label
Do Donkey's Act
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from title frames
  • Film
  • In Process Record
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file) (73 minutes):
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
3351470
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
(OCoLC)1035147595
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
Do Donkey's Act
Link
Publication
Note
  • Title from title frames
  • Film
  • In Process Record
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file) (73 minutes):
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
3351470
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
(OCoLC)1035147595
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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