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One of the most genuinely intriguing films I’ve seen in a long time. It articulates a clear, concrete argument while painting it in such a large picture. The historical sequences are essential in not just contextualizing but defining what it is that’s being talked about. The point about the body cam specifically is made well, but the larger story of technological advancement and manipulation is just as strong. I was shocked by the sequence about the built-in “human” faults of…

Pigeon Film (2021)

I could (and will!) babble about this movie forever, but Anthony's work is best experienced firsthand, glued to a screen, so I'll try to avoid direct references to content. But overall let me just say I am simply in awe of the scope and intimacy of this film. Huge congrats to Theo. I look forward to seeing this go far.

A very special kind of associative cinema, bound to nothing but its subject of surveillance--already an inherently reflexive cinematic experience,…

a highly self-reflexive, utterly fascinating feature-length essay film that probes some of the most urgent questions facing contemporary society. Theo Anthony insightfully interrogates the nature of images, their failings, and their impact in an expansive exploration that weaves together a tapestry of threads, ranging from the history of photography to the technology of the surveillance state.  

if you’re interested in theorists like Foucault or Harraway, and if you share my general fascination with the study of human perception and…

Pigeons are drones. Cameras are guns. Theo Anthony is our new Sontag.