Official Selection

The future that we lost / 丟失的未来

Special Mention Experimental

China 2018
Duration: 08:09
Directed by: Gao Wenqian
Screenplay: Gao Wenqian
Animation: Gao Wenqian
Technique: 2D, Ink on Paper
Music: Jiao Yusi/Li yilong
Production/School: Xue Bing
Dialogue language: No language
Subtitles language: No language

Just as humans today imagine the world a century in the future, ancient humans also envisioned themselves in future scenarios where we are now today. There is no way for us to know whether the visions of the future can be realized, but we can predict it by referring to the discrepancy between past imagination by ancient people and the realities of today which were used to be future for them.I reviewed different versions about 21st century by ancient people in a differing centuries from the following points:architecture, technology, urban design and lifestyle.I constructed a parallel world according to what the ancient people have failed to accomplish and abandoned designs.


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