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McLuhan Unclaimed: Western Cynical

McLuhan Unclaimed: Western Cynical, a tool to navigate the ongoing etherealization of hardware from software in our society.

An aphoristic journey guided via McLuhan's vital voice, like walking through seasons on a microdose with a man known to have said that 'LSD is the lazy man's Finnegans Wake.' This mind's influence on Earth is irrefutable and yet, McLuhan seems to stand next-to-last in line as a celebrated person in Winnipeg, where his mind was formed and where he remains: Unclaimed!

  • Richard Altman
    Director
  • Richard Altman
    Writer
  • Donald M. Bailey
    Writer
  • Richard Altman
    Producer
  • Donald M. Bailey
    Producer
  • Richard Altman
    Key Cast
  • Monika Vrečar
    Key Cast
  • Eric McLuhan
    Key Cast
  • Film Type:
    Documentary, Experimental
  • Runtime:
    2 hours 39 minutes 46 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    December 7, 2016
  • Production Budget:
    18,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Canada
  • Country of Filming:
    Canada
  • Film Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16;9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
Director Biography - Richard Altman

A proponent of the recently revealed Aubscure Theory, Altman has been contributing to The Gestalt for over twenty years. Foresees a world where intelligence becomes a global resource and individuals receive reputation capital in order to make use of the plethora of seemingly useless information residing in the general atmosphere, culturally.

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Director Statement

I've been editing video since the day I was born, my mother tongue by way of my hands and brain. McLuhan draws attention to the hidden environment created by technologies and the rearrangement they imbue on our sensory lives. Etc.