"The End of Time"
Friday, March 22, 2013 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Ann Arbor, MI
Working at the limits of what can easily be expressed, filmmaker Peter Mettler (director of Petropolis, 49th AAFF) takes on the elusive subject of time, and once again turns his camera to filming the unfilmmable. From the particle accelerator in Switzerland, where scientists seek to probe regions of time we cannot see, to lava flows in Hawaii which have overwhelmed all but one home on the south side of Big Island; from the disintegration of inner city Detroit, to a Hindu funeral rite near the place of Buddha’s enlightenment, Mettler explores our perception of time. He dares to dream the movie of the future while also immersing us in the wonder of the everyday.