DID YOU CATCH US ON NETFLIX YET? You can watch I am (not) a monster here!
I am (not) a Monster was at the London Film Festival 2019, shortlisted for the Grierson Award- Best International Documentary competition…. and now on Netflix.
In this impossible journey searching for the origins of knowledge, discover how our thinking and actions can render monsters.
A most urgent film unravelling some of the reasons why Trump, Le Pen and others have captured people’s imaginations by reviving past ideologies.
Featuring Noam Chomsky, Nadya Tolokonnikova of Pussy Riot, Arjun Appadurai, Richard J. Bernstein, Leon Botstein, Hiroshi Ishiguro, Nobumichi Tosa of Maywa Denki, living national treasure: Kanjuro Kiritake II, Hisa Uzawa and Takayuki Takahashi and more contributors; with a special appearance by Lucy, our ancestor; Hannah Arendt’s grave; monsters; the Rosetta Stone; a hip hop performer Shinto priest; a liquid economic machine and much more…
I am (not) a monster is a multi-platform project (feature-length film, short films, events, musical record, and exhibition) demonstrating the state of ideologies- their origins, formulation and power structures- in contemporary society. It investigates the means by which knowledge is interwoven with the idea of cultural heritage while current development in AI suggests a global notion of ‘collectiveness’.