Navigators

A film by Noah Teichner
Essay film in 16 & 35 mm
2.39:1 / 85 minutes / English / 2022

Synopsis
December 1919. The American government deports 249 anarchists and radicals on the “Soviet Ark”. Five years later, this same ship becomes the decor of Buster Keaton’s slapstick comedy The Navigator.

A film by Noah Teichner / Optical Printing, Rostrum camera, Lab Work Noah Teichner / Cinematography (Finland & Russia) Ville Piippo / Letterpress Printing Eric Nunes (Ampersand Press Lab) / Editing Emmanuel Falguières, Noah Teichner / Colorist Catherine Libert / Sound Editing, Mixing Mikaël Barre / Made at the artist-run film lab L’Abominable

Production
Gaëlle Jones – Perspective Films
With the support of CNC, Région Ile de France – Forte, Fondation des Artistes.
Installation at Hors Pistes – 2017
Award Brouillon d’un Rêve – 2016
Award Prix Art & Caméra 2017

Festivals
Cinéma du Réel 2022
Festival l’Europe autour de l’Europe 2022