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FILM | "Coast of Death" 

Spanish director Lois Patino's "Coast of Death" is a film reveling in visuals far above plot or characters. "Coast of Death" focuses on the eponymous coastal region of Galicia, named for the infamous number of shipwrecks caused by the rocky landscape and stormy weather that plagues the region. The film itself is an experimental documentary, with the landscape as the protagonist. Long, static shots of areas where silhouettes of people in the distance make up much of the visual content, coupled with recordings of locals recounting tales about the coast. The result is a bleak, yet oddly amicable effect, combining the dismal environment with the intimate viewpoints of those who call the place home.

"Coast of Death" will play Friday, July 24, at The Dryden Theatre, 900 East Avenue. 8 p.m. $6-$8. For more information, visit dryden.eastmanhouse.org.

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