American Falls (2008)

American Falls, is a looped 30-minute preview version of a larger, epic "cine-mural" that Phil Solomon is creating as an installation for the rotunda at the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., where it will be shown in autumn 2009.

The mesmerizing American Falls employs Solomon's astonishing cinematic techniques to create an expressive, poetic vision of American history in constant motion. Solomon's project American Falls is ultimately one of great hope, stemming from a life-long love for this American experiment that seemed so vivid to him during his television-infused childhood; but it is also necessitated by his deepest concern for its present and future directions,

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