FIELD RECORDINGS

explorations of
contemporary
anthropological cinema
and landscape film

Manakamana

Stephanie Spray & Pacho Velez
2013, 16mm, digital file, 118 min.

High above a jungle in Nepal, pilgrims make an ancient journey by cable car to worship Manakamana. The eponymous project presses close to structural film, showing 11 cable car trips in their entirety via most stunning of long takes.