Here Is Always Somewhere Else

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Here Is Always Somewhere Else
Directed by Rene Daalder
Produced by Rene Daalder
Aaron Ohlmann
Written by Rene Daalder
Music by Broadway Project
Cinematography Nils Post
Aaron Ohlmann
Release date
  • April 13, 2007 (2007-04-13) (Wisconsin Film Festival)
Running time
78 minutes
Country United States
Netherlands
Language English
Dutch

Here Is Always Somewhere Else is a 2007 documentary film directed by Rene Daalder and co-produced and edited by Aaron Ohlmann.

The film is about the life and work of Dutch/Californian conceptual artist Bas Jan Ader, who in 1975 disappeared under mysterious circumstances at sea in the smallest boat ever to cross the Atlantic. As seen through the eyes of fellow emigrant filmmaker Rene Daalder, the picture becomes a sweeping overview of contemporary art films as well as an epic saga of the transformative powers of the ocean. Featuring work from artists Tacita Dean, Rodney Graham, Marcel Broodthaers, Ger van Elk, Charles Ray, Wim T. Schippers, Chris Burden, Fiona Tan, Pipilotti Rist and many others.

The film was released on DVD in November 2008.

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