The Light Surgeons debut documentary short film commissioned by onedotzero festival in 2000.
“Thumbnail Express” is the first chapter of the “Gilligan’s Travels”, a series of experimental documentary short films based around an interview with the Venice Beach street philosopher Robert Alan Weiser. In this opening film he recounts his various travels across America which are brought to life visually with a blend of Super 8, DV footage and motion graphics.
LSD research. This is the story of how three brilliant scholars and one ambitious freshman crossed paths in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in the winter of 1960-61, and how their experiences in a psychedelic drug research project transformed their lives and much of American culture in the 1960s and 1970s”.
Dr Emily Lethbridge, a Cambridge University academic, is exploring the centuries-old Sagas of Icelanders (Íslendingasögur) during a unique year-long research trip. Emily is discovering that the sagas are closely intertwined with the landscapes and the people who live there. The sagas were copied in manuscripts in Iceland from the medieval period until the early 20th century, and the stories were passed down from one generation to another over many hundreds of years.