Handful of Dust

Year2012 Duration7 min. DirectorHope Tucker


World premiere

Light the fire and I’ll show you fear in a handful of dust.
Light the fire and I’ll show you something
Something invisible if you don’t care to see it
Something which cannot be heard if you don't care to listen to its breath Light the fire and I’ll show you fear in a handful of dust.

Hope Tucker

Hope Tucker

Hope TuckerAs director of The Obituary Project, a compendium of experimental salvage ethnography that transforms a quotidian narrative form, Hope Tucker (1974, USA) reframes the passing of sites, people, communities, rituals, cultural markers, and ways of being.

Selected filmography:

  • Handful of Dust (2012)
  • Ellis Wilson's Funeral Procession (2012)
  • Vermont says goodbye to Solzhenitsyn (2012)
  • The Sea [is still] Around Us (2012)
  • Vi holder sammen/ We hold together (2011)
  • Puhelinkoppi (1882-2007) (2010)
  • Drunk on Virtue (2007)
  • Noel (2005)
  • Big Star (2003)
  • Scholl, Shannon, Slonimsky (2002)
  • Mary Kay (incorporated) (2002)
  • Missing in the Severe Clear (2001)
  • Lolo Ferrari (2001)
  • Bessie Cohen (2000)
  • Dusty (2000)
  • Stokoe (2000)
  • Mayflower (1994)

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Promoted by
Gobierno de Navarra
Organized by
With the aid of
Con la financiación del Gobierno de España. Instituto de la Cinematografía y las Artes Audiovisuales Acción Cultural Española Plan de Recuperación, Transformación y Resiliencia Financiado por la Unión Europea. NexGenerationEU

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