Impression of the underwater world in the red sea. The film is a bombardment of images and features the music of Abdel Basset Hamouda, an Egyptian musician. The structure of the film is based on the so called «flicker films», in which the unconscious experience of the images is more important than the actual images. MAG is part of the Careless Reef series, four short films who deal with the underwater world.
Gerard Holthuis (1952) started out as sculptor and switched to moving image and sound at the Free Academy in The Hague. During the eighties he worked as editor, cameraman and production manager. He was co-founder of the Filmstad Foundation, a workshop for experimental filmmakers. In 1995 he founded Filmstad Producties, a vehicle for producing independent films. At the moment he focuses mainly on his own work.
Hong Kong (1999)
Marsa Abu Galawa (2004)