In the Year of the Quiet Sun

2013
Country: UK
Duration: 33 mins
|57 Seconds
Colour,
Sound: Stereo
Ratio: 16:9
Available Format/s: HD Video / HD Digital file / BluRay / DCP
Original Format: Scans, archive film.
Themes: 
  • Identity
  • Politics and protest

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In the Year of the Quiet Sun (2013) takes its name from the decrease in solar surface temperature that occurs every eleven years. From November 1964 to November 1965, the nation states of the world issued postage stamps to commemorate the first scientific expedition to study the sun. As the stamps turned their face towards the sky, they overlooked the unstable land of Africa’s newly independent states.

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