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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‘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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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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Official selection | Film ‘Fahrenheit 4.33’ MADATAC 8th Edition (Madrid, Spain)

Fahrenheit 4.33 (2016) MADATAC 8th Edition From January 12 to February 5, 2017 Cultural Center Conde Duque Madrid (Spain) MADATAC is an independent and non-profit springboard, with an cultural diversity approach for cutting edge experimental and new media audio-visual culture, that particularly values innovation, originality and risk-taking art projects. This unique and leading international event […]

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Work in Progress ‘Athanasia’ (2017)

Athanasia (2017) Film by Fred L’Epee Music Composer Rey Eisen Helicon Films Soon released in the upcoming weeks. Helicon Films is an independent film production company based out of Switzerland and the United States that produces short films. The films are three to twenty-four minutes in running time. The films are in black and white, in […]

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Derive (2016) | Film now available

Derive (2016) Film by Fred L’Epee and Jean-baptiste Lozac’h. Music by William Ryan Fritch. Helicon Films     Genre Experimental/Fiction Year 2016 Duration 15mn. 50s.   Between an inexhaustible past and a non-unfoldable future: a chase after the horizon and some areas of refuge. Between what we believe, what we lived and what we would […]

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Solar Love | Award winner @DOTR FF 2015 Cineclub Detour (Roma, Italy)

We are pleased to announce that film “Solar Love” (2015) is Award winner in the section of Experimental Cinema of “DETOUR ON THE ROAD FILM FESTIVAL 2015”, Cineclub Detour (Roma, Italy).     DETOUR ON THE ROAD FILM FEST 2015 Edition – Landscape / Escape. Landscapes / Escape routes. International festival of independent cinema on the […]

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Solar Love (2015) | International Film Festival “On the road ” (Roma, Italy)

Solar Love (2015) Official selection International Film Festival “On the road” November 18th to December 5th 2015 Detour Cinema (Roma, Italy)     DOTR FF 015 , International Film Festival “On the road”. Landscapes and Escape routes is the theme of this year : Wonderland in erosion with changing landscapes, the possibility and impossibility to […]

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Helicon Films available on Vimeo

Helicon Films is an independent film production company based out of Switzerland and the United States that produces short films. The films are three to twenty-four minutes in running time. The films are in black and white, in color, or in a combination of both. The genre for these films is experimental with an emphasis […]

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