A postmodern film emerges an imaginary story of hikikomori. Work in progress.

In Japan, hikikomori “acute social withdrawal”; (colloquially/adaptive translation: shut-in) are reclusive adolescents or adults who withdraw from society and seek extreme degrees of isolation and confinement. Hikikomori refers to both the phenomenon in general and the recluses themselves. Hikikomori have been described as loners or “modern-day hermits”. Estimates suggest that half a million Japanese youth have […]

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Years (2018) | Film now released

A phenomenon that a number of people have noted while in deep depression is the sense of being accompanied by a second self — a wraithlike observer who, not sharing the dementia of his double, is able to watch with dispassionate curiosity as his companion struggles against the oncoming disaster, or decides to embrace it. […]

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‘Athanasia’| 7th FIVA Festival Internacional de Videoarte (Buenos Aires, Argentina)

Athanasia (2017) 7th FIVA | Festival Internacional de Videoarte December 15th-17th Centro Cultural San Martin Buenos Aires (Argentina) The festival Since its inception in the mid-60s video art has been gaining space and prestige within the art scene. Its presence in Museums, Fairs and Biennials is wide and central. The massification of the technological means […]

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‘Fahrenheit 4.33’ | Strangloscope Mostra (Florianopolis, Brazil)

My film ‘Fahrenheit 4.33’ will be screened on November 10th at the Strangloscope Festival in Florianopolis, Brazil, as part of the Program “Train of Shadows” curated by Verónica Paz – Oscar Álvarez – Jorge Cappelloni. STRANGLOSCOPE Experimental film, Audio and Performance International Festival ABOUT Rafael Schlichting & Cláudia Cárdenas Duo Strangloscope’s films are focused entirely on […]

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13th MARFICI | International Film Festival ‘Mar del Plata’ (Argentina)

“Athanasia” (2017) is selected at 13th International Independent Film Festival of Mar del Plata (Argentina) held from 5th to 12th of August 2017. Throughout its thirteen years of history, MARFICI became a space for the diffusion of unique cinematographic works, which are not distributed through the commercial cinema circuit of the country, but which offer […]

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Athanasia | Official selection ‘Eye’s Walk Digital Festival 2017’ (Syros, Greece)

‘Athanasia’ (2017) by Fred L’Epee with musician Rey Eisen is selected at the ‘Eye’s Walk Digital Festival’ from 27th to 29th of July (Syros, Greece). Eye’s Walk Digital Festival The Eye’s Walk Digital Festival is an innovative festival that combines modern digital technology, video installation & performing art and design experience with the particular cultural background of […]

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IVAHM 2017 | New Media Arts Festival Madrid Museo La Neomudejar (Madrid, Spain)

Athanasia (2017) IVAHM’ 17 | New Media Art Festival From 10th to 21th of May 2017 Museo La Neomudejar Madrid (Spain)   IVAHM // International Video Art House Madrid The IVAHM Festival is held every year in Madrid with the aim of bringing new proposals from national and international artists to the general public. Since […]

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13th Athens Digital Arts Festival (ADAF) #PostFuture Journey (Athens, Greece)

We are pleased that film “Athanasia” by Fred L’Epee in collaboration with Music Composer Rey Eisen is selected for the Digital Art Exhibition #PostFuture Journey at the 13th Athens Digital Arts Festival 2017 (Athens, Greece) Flying beyond digital reaching the #PostFuture Athens Digital Arts Festival (ADAF) continues its collaboration with Athens International Airport “Eleftherios Venizelos” and introduces the […]

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New EP by Cooper Raines “Music from the Film The White Widow”

Original soundtrack from the film “The White Widow”. A film by Fred L’Epee and Kenneth Gentry (2015, Helicon Films) Ep album available on: Bandcamp “Music from the Film The White Widow” Credits Released February 17, 2017 Cooper Raines Helicon Films Indie Film Label Cinematography and Sound design (United States-Switzerland) Executive producer Fred L’Epee Co-producers Ed […]

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Athanasia (2017) | Film now available

Athanasia (2017) Project by Fred L’Epee Music composer Rey Eisen Produced by Helicon Films Genre Experimental fiction Year 2017 Duration 05mn. 30s Synopsis “When this corruptible body has assumed its incorruptibility, and this mortal body has clothed itself with immortality (athanasia), then the word that is written will be fulfilled: Death has been engulfed in victory” […]

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