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Empty Quarter (2011, 16mm black & white/sound, 71 minutes) is a film about the region of Southeast Oregon, an area populated by ranching and farming communities, in Lake, Harney, and Malheur counties. The region is roughly one-third of Oregon's landmass yet holds less than 2% of the state's population. Southeast Oregon, though familiar by name is a foreign place, particularly to those who reside in urban environments. It is a landscape in the making, constantly undergoing change, being re-worked. Through a series of stationary shots, recording open landscapes and activities of local residents, Empty Quarter reflects on the character of the region. Natural areas are viewed among images of industry, various labor processes, resource management and recreation. Voices of local residents describe the history of pioneer settlement, social life of rural communities, and the struggles of small town economies. -- (C) Official Site

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  • A brooding meditation on open space, forward motion, and the human impulse to make something out of nothing (and, inevitably, vice versa).

    Dec 13, 2011 | Full Review…
  • While some of the scenery is beautiful in a here-is-the-West kind of a way, the film doesn't have much to say about it.

    Apr 7, 2011 | Rating: 1.5/4 | Full Review…
    Seattle Times
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