The Length of Day

Directed by Laura Conway

Filmmaker Laura Conway enacts a cinematic seance using archival documents to communicate with her departed communist grandparents and ask them questions about the end of capitalism. An account of the dreams, struggles, and losses of revolutionaries in the United States. At its heart is the question -- how can we imagine an alternative to capitalism?


About the Director

Laura Conway

Laura Conway is a DJ and Filmmaker from Denver, CO. She makes politically grounded collage films that navigate a terrain between narration and abstraction, the grotesque and the sensual, and the cliched and still-possible. She holds an MFA from the University of Colorado, Boulder in Moving Image Arts. Her works have screened at venues such as Slamdance, The Ann Arbor Film Festival, The Museum of Human Achievement, and the Boulder International Film Series.

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