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6.4
/10
1,125 Ratings

Trees Down Here

Directed by Ben Rivers
United Kingdom, 2018
Short, Documentary

Synopsis

Can Brutalism be adapted and updated for the 21st century? This was the challenge of aesthetics, philosophy, and construction that architecture firm 6a had to tackle when creating a new residential court for the famous Churchill College at Cambridge.

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Trees Down Here Directed by Ben Rivers

Critics reviews

Rivers seems to be in on the joke: sometimes an owl is just an owl, a snake just a snake, neither really living up to their symbolic reputations. And, as if to drive the point home, Trees Down Here concludes with a poem by John Ashbery, a tactile, objective discussion of nature that belies any hoary metaphorics.
September 05, 2018
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