Tag Archive for: Because we are visual

2010 | Documentary| 47′ | ARM | vo Eng Fr st Fr Nl Eng

In ‘Because We Are Visual’ Olivia Rochette and Gerard- Jan Claes immerse themselves into the world of public video journals. The Internet and its online communities intend to bring people closer together and to connect them. Yet, surprisingly, it seems that the virtual world confronts these so-called vloggers more than ever with their own loneliness. This documentary allows the viewer to discover this contemporary phenomenon and focusesvon the experience of the body within this virtual space.vBy means of visual material gathered from online sources, the cineastes create a unique poetic realm in which thoughts, fears, desires and worries, shared via the webcam, merge together.