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Radcliffe-Harvard Film Study Center Fellow/David and Roberta Logie Fellow
Independent Filmmaker (United Kingdom)
Film, Video, Sound, and New Media
The Two Eyes Are Not Brothers

Ben Rivers is an experimental filmmaker and artist based in London. His work ranges from themes about exploring unknown wilderness territories to candid and intimate portrayals of real-life subjects.

At Radcliffe, Rivers will be working on an ethnographic film, The Two Eyes Are Not Brothers.

Rivers, who earned a bachelor’s in fine arts from Falmouth School of Art, has been the recipient of a number of commissions and awards, including the FIPRESCI International Critics Prize at the 68th Venice Film Festival for his first feature, Two Years at Sea; the inaugural Robert Gardner Film Award from Studio7Arts in 2013; a 2011 Baloise Art Prize at the Art Basel 42 for Sack Barrow; and a 2010 Paul Hamlyn Foundation Award in the visual arts. 

2015–2016 Radcliffe Institute Fellows

This information is accurate as of the fellowship year indicated for each fellow.
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