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And the King Said, What a Fantastic Machine
And the King Said, What a Fantastic Machine

Director(s): Axel Danielson, Maximilien Van AertryckSE, DK85 min.2023
81%(35 ratings)
Accessibilitynot suitable for minors under 15 years of age
LanguagesEnglish, Arabic, German, French, Swedish (orig.)
SubtitlesEnglish, czech
Black and white / colourcolor and black&white

The camera is a fantastic machine. This film is a thought-provoking examination of humanity’s infatuation with itself, and with framing the world through the camera’s lens. Filmmakers Axel Danielson & Maximilien Van Aertryck once again turn their cameras directly on society, this time to explore, explain and expose how our unchecked obsession with image has grown to change our human behavior. In the process, the filmmakers also raise the question of societal consequences stemming from the image out put of 45 billion cameras on the will contribute to 500 hours of image suploaded on to the internet every minute. Filmmakers bring their trade mark humor, keen socio-anthropological eye, and penetrating point of view to our screens, allowing for a great deal of laughter amidst deep self-reflection and some times shocking self-assessment.

The film won World Cinema Documentary Special Jury Award at the 2023 Sundance Film Festival. IMDb web trailer
Projection of And the King Said, What a Fantastic Machine at IFF Art Film 2023
22. Jun
Film was already screened
23. Jun
Film was already screened