A film by Mary Ellen Bute

1937 / Experimental / Etats-Unis / original title : PARABOLA / 8’ / Noir & blanc / status : completed / English / General Audience / short film / All Rights / International catalogue

Parabola is a celebration of film’s ability to create new ways of seeing the forms around us. Creating juxtapositions between light/shadow, stasis/motion, and form/music, this black-and-white short invites us to see the parabolic curve, or “nature’s poetry,” as both invigorating and beguiling.