Good Luck (2017)
First screened in September 2017
Director: Ben Russell. Documentary recording and implicitly comparing work process and labor conditions in a below-ground, state-run Serbian copper mine and an outdoor, illegal, collectively operated gold mine in Suriname. Twitter Capsule:
Plunging, drilling, prying, spraying, sloshing, cranking, sifting: the tempo and strain of labor, in extra-vivid detail.
Vérité documentary is itself nothing new, and the "experimental" aspects of Good Luck are a bit thin. Still, pretty indelible.