Year2011 Duration20 min. DirectorFrancis Alÿs

Videodocumentation of an action
With Julien Devaux and Ajmal Maiwandi
A commission by dOCUMENTA (13)

"Reel-Unreel" takes its point of departure in the classic street game in which children keep a wheel in continuous motion with the help of a stick. Here the bicycle wheel is replaced by a film reel. The camera follows two young Afghan boys as they chase the reel rolling down the hills of Kabul. 

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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