Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Millennium captured in techno music.(Arts & Culture)

Byline: Anthony DellaFlora Journal Staff Writer

* Albuquerque filmmaker covers New Year's Eve celebrations, combines them into documentary

Filmmaker Daniel Kaven clicks a mouse and images shot last New Year's Eve surge across his video monitor, underscored by a pulsating techno beat.

To the uninitiated viewer this trailer for "The Glass Pool Incident" might look like another cool music video.

But what the Albuquerque documentary filmmaker and his company, Entropix Motion Pictures, attempted to do last New Year's Eve is much more ambitious than a music video.

Kaven and cohorts in five other cities around the world tried to capture the coming of the new millennium, filtered through the underground world of electronic music.

"The basis of the movie is the convergence of language and culture through electronic music," Kaven said.

A simple enough premise, but not so easy to pull off. …

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