Ben Rivers

Ben Rivers, born in 1972, is an artist and filmmaker based in London. Rivers recently won the second EYE Art Film Prize 2016, the FIPRESCI International Critics Prize, 68th Venice Film Festival for his first feature film Two Years At Sea; and the Baloise Art Prize, Art Basel 42. His work has exhibited in numerous museums, galleries and festivals worldwide. His latest feature film, The Sky Trembles and the Earth is Afraid and the Two Eyes Are Not Brothers, premiered at Locarno International Film Festival. Between 1995 and 2005 he co-programmed Brighton Cinematheque.

Filmography

[2016] The Hunchback (co-directed with Gabriel Abrantes) (short)
[2015] There Is A Happy Land Further Away (short)
[2015] What Means Something (short)
[2015] The Sky Trembles and The Earth is Afraid and The Two Eyes Are Not Brothers
[2015] A Distant Episode (short)
[2014] Things (short)
[2013] A Spell To Ward Off The Darkness (co-directed with Ben Russell)
[2012] Phantoms of a Libertine (short)
[2012] The Creation As We Saw It (short)
[2011] Two Years At Sea
[2011] Sack Barrow (short)
[2010] Slow Action (short)
[2009] May Tomorrow Shine The Brightest Of All Your Many Days As It Will Be Your Last (short)
[2008] A World Rattled Of Habit (short)
[2008] Origin of the Species (short)
[2008] Ah, Liberty! (short)

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