Minnesota-based Peter Bundy’s Alabama Departure (1978) screens with Buenos Aires–based filmmaker Pablo Mazzolo’s The Newest Olds (2022), made in Detroit. A generation apart, both analogue works are brief, revelatory cinematic studies of locals and landscapes quivering with life.
Alabama Departure by Peter Bundy (1978, US, 9 min.)
The Newest Olds by Pablo Mazzolo (2022, Argentina, 14 min.)
View in the Bentson Mediatheque at the Walker during gallery hours or at home online, any time, all for free! Available June 14–27.
About the Artists
Minnesota-based filmmaker Peter Bundy had a long career as professor of film at Carleton College. Bundy’s films have screened nationally, winning numerous awards and grants, including a prestigious Bush Fellowship. After many years of teaching, Bundy discovered a new passion for land management and forest restoration and authored several books on the subject. Bundy passed away in early 2020.
Pablo Mazzolo is a filmmaker and educator born in Buenos Aires in 1976. He works exclusively in analogue film formats, exploring the optical and chemical properties of the medium, with a particular focus on human and natural landscapes. His work has tackled themes such as Indigenous sovereignty, the specter of military dictatorship, extinction, and environmental catastrophe. Mazzolo lives and works in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
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