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Fables of the Anthropological Machine

The film is divided into four chapters that address key moments in the narrative of the Anthropological Machine of human becoming: First chapter, seeks to approach the moment when the human being is stripped of the animal mask and the tensions generated. The Carrier Bag Theory, second chapter, references Ursula K. Le Guin´s text, who in opposition to the narrative of patriarchal heroism of spears and hunting of wild animals, plays with the container or handmade bag, as the first sociocultural manufactured object and its implications thousands of years away. Greenscreen, the third chapter, traces a narrative link between Hansel and Grettel's crumbs and the cookies we produce on our digital path, while elaborating on our obsession of mastering nature through the image. La Noche Salva (title based on a text by Benjamin, quoted in turn by G. Agamben, whose philosophy permeates much of this filmic work), names the fourth chapter that places our characters at the crossroads of post-modernity, taking as inspiration, the discussion of G. Bataille and A. Kojéve on the problem of the end of history and the figure that humanity would adopt in relation to nature in the post-historical world.

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