William Kentridge's animated films are filled with lush visual effects and profoundly ambivalent observations about politics and people who find themselves bound up in situations they neither created nor control. In the 1990s, Kentridge produced a series of films that introduced us to a dreamlike vision of post-apartheid South Africa and the characters who inhabit it. "Felix in Exile" (1993) tells the story of Felix, a fragile, vulnerable white man whose life mysteriously merges with that of Nandi, a black woman he sees in his mirror. "History of the Main Complaint" (1996) details the experiences of Soho Eckstein, a pinstripe-suited, cigar-smoking industrialist whose health seems as tenuous as the social... More >>>