Extremely Bright Lights and the Sound of Explosions

(2000, motion picture, 4 minutes)

The final film of the 20th Century.

This film was released globally on the internet on Dec 31, 2000, at 11:59.99pm (ISO 8601) making it the absolute final film to be released in the 20th Century. Centering on entertainment spectacle, the film draws parallels to popular portrayals of warfare. It’s a delicate line; the film is funny, sans pastiche, yet it honestly chills the viewer with simple truths. Filmed in glorious super-8.

Selected Screenings and Awards:

  • Ann Arbor Film Festival
  • Dallas Video Festival
  • Honorable Mention, Athens International Film and Video Festival
  • Black Maria Film Festival
  • IFC Canada