Directed by Rick Prelinger
Part of Futurefarmers, Walker Open Field
Making its U.S. premiere, The Lives of Energy is a new feature-length montage film by Rick Prelinger, archivist, writer, and founder of the world famous Prelinger Archives. The film is compiled from fast-paced sequences of archive material creating a striking new story about the importance of energy in our lives today (2010, video, 70 minutes). A Q&A with the director follows the screening.