Institute Benjamenta
APEngine closing note
28 July 2011
APEngine was an online journal project produced by Animate Projects. A space for debate and discussion across the area of moving image practice from a range of perspectives and a ...
Digitalis Commissions
20 July 2011
Image: Digitalis, Sebastian Buerkner Animate Projects, with support from the Jerwood Charitable Foundation, is pleased to announce a call for proposals for animated works that – in a broad sense – ...
Animate OPEN Digitalis: deadline approaching
9 June 2011
The deadline for submission is fast approaching – there’s one week left to apply, all entries must be sent by 10am Monday 20 June. It’s our first exhibition selected from ...
Animate OPEN: Digitalis
19 May 2011
Image: Digitalis © Sebastian Buerkner Animate OPEN: Digitalis A fresh open for experiments in animation Animate Projects – the champion of experimental animation – announces a call for its first online exhibition ...
Twoscore – Outcasting at Chapter cinema
31 March 2011
Rabbit Hole (2010) Dir: John Cameron Mitchell Chapter Arts Centre is forty years old this year and to celebrate that fact Outcasting and Chapter Cinema have joined forces to screen experimental ...
Institute Benjamenta

Institute Benjamenta, The Quay Brothers

Or This Dream People Call Human Life (1995) is a darkly beautiful and unsettling feature by The Quay Brothers starring Mark Rylance and Alice Krige. Institute Benjamenta is one of the first three releases in the BFI’s new Dual Format Edition package, containing both a DVD and Blu-ray disc.

This striking first live-action feature from the master animators is a beautifully-realised anti-fairy tale, adapted from Jakob von Gunten, a novel by Swiss writer Robert Walser. The Quays’ visionary style, stunning monochrome photography by Nic Knowland and Larry Sider’s rich soundscapes breathe life into every corner of a fragile world, which shimmers with repressed energy and hypnotic beauty.

Click here for information about how to buy a copy.

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