Already the Night Contemplates the Stars

Already, the Night Contemplates the Stars

2013, video, found footage, 8:30 minutes

In 2010, Jean-Luc Godard was selected to receive an honorary Academy Award for his lifetime contributions to filmmaking. He never came to Hollywood to pick up his trophy.

Through found footage of movie award ceremonies and Jean-Luc Godard's 1963 film Contempt, this video contemplates the labor of spectacle in Hollywood.

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