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VBCA ~ A Short Film by Max Kitaev

Anyone who's spent time in Venice Beach knows the magic of certain foggy days, when everything is wrapped in grey mystery. You walk towards a light you think might be the sun, but it's a motorcycle headlight and suddenly a kid on a skateboard comes out of nowhere and makes almost crashing into you look like a work of art. In the distance you can see other shapes, but you give up guessing what they are and just enjoy the scene.

Filmmaker Max Kitaev has captured the Venice fog beautifully in his video VBCA. He pairs it with an excerpt from a poem, which we'll include below as well.

the clouds forming a ceiling that caps a feeling of grey.
greyness at the birth of the day...the sun wanting to play,
wanting so much to play, like a child at a locked gate.
waiting for the moment when the pin is slipped.

from "6am on the beach in Venice" by William F. DeVault

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