Experiencing Interruptions?


A documentary film about Man's relationship to the Earth and how it relates to an unfinished installation by famed conceptual artist, Dennis Oppenheim.

  • Michael Norval Allen
  • Michael Norval Allen
  • Michael Norval Allen
  • R. Todd Stevens
  • Dennis Oppenheim
    Key Cast
  • Paul E. Hooge
    Key Cast
  • Dr. Willam S. Dancey
    Key Cast
  • Nancy Mulick
    Key Cast
  • Reverand Larry Wickliff
    Key Cast
  • Dr. Donald M. Valdez
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
  • Runtime:
    1 hour 29 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    November 23, 2015
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
  • Shooting Format:
    16mm Film & Digital UHD
  • Aspect Ratio:
  • Film Color:
    Black & White and Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
Director Biography - Michael Norval Allen

Michael Allen is a former Assistant Professor of Film Studies at Hollins University in Roanoke, Va and former Assistant Professor of the Cinema Department at Denison University in Granville, Oh. He studied film at the Department of Media Studay, SUNY at Buffalo, NY and was at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) prior.
Heavily influenced by the experimental filmmakers Stan Brakhage, Michael Snow and Jonas Mekas, Michael began creating his own non-narrative works while at the University of New York at Buffalo.
Michael currently lives in Annapolis, MD and enjoys attending local cultural events with his son, Tristan.

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