Through a collage of images taken by tourists in exotic territories, this documentary questions the "tourist eye" as a way to domesticate our discovery of the world.
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Tourists. An inconvenient tourism?
A consideration on the human quest to explore the Exotic, constructed from amateur tourist footage and set to an original techno score.
The film follows travelling group of people sharing their personal video recordings from places all over the world. The trans-like footage leads us through the banality of ubiquitous coverage to suddenly confronting the most amazing images.
The film is an effort to find a way of understanding the countless people all over the world who dare search the connection with the residents of distant cultures within the only framework we have available – Tourism. We are no more than them.