FEVER FREAKS 8:18 | HD | 2017
With music composed by Ben Lamar Gay | Sound Mix by Lou Mallozzi
A detective is hired to find the original copy of a lost ancient book. The book recounts the tale of a plague. A form of radiation, unknown at the present time, activates a virus. The virus affects the sexual and fears centers in the brain and nervous system, fear is converted into sexual frenzies which are reconverted back into fear, the feedback leading in many cases to a fatal conclusion.
Fever Freaks manipulates and re-edits individual frames from Pier Paolo Pasolini’s 1974 film Arabian Nights to illustrate a passage of William S. Burroughs’ 1981 book Cities of the Red Night.
Fever Freaks premiered at Festival du Nouveau Cinema in October 2017. It also screened at Oberhausen International Short Film Festival, Kassel Dokfest , European Media Art Festival, Hamburg International Short Film Festival in Germany, Beijing International Short Film Festival and Goethe Institute in China, Uppsala International Short Film Festival in Sweden, Queer Lisboa in Portugal, Videoformes in Clermont-Ferrand, Traverse Video in Lyon, Festival Oodaaq in Rennes and St-Malo, Festival du film court d’Angouleme, Onion City Film Festival in Chicago, Antimatter Film Festival in Victoria, Dazibao, Rendez-vous du Cinema Quebecois, MUFF in Montreal, Festival Regard in Saguenay, Failure and Virtuosity: Contemporary Queer Video at the Perlman Teaching Museum in Carlton, WUFF in Winnipeg, Long Weekend du Court in Trois-Rivières, and Other Cinema in San Francisco and the opening night of the Ann Arbor Film Festival.
Fever Freaks won Second Prize at the Montreal Underground Film Festival
This video is distributed by Vidéographe and Video Data Bank
Categories: solo work
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