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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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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Fahrenheit 4.33 | Film now available

Fahrenheit 4.33 Project by Fred L’Epee Jeffrey Beach (Beachfront Productions) Helicon Films     Genre Experimental Year 2016 Duration 12mn. 43s.   “The contemporary mythology as the representation of a catharsis. Thousand variations from human vacuum. Translated by the definition of our identities which became amorphous. Stasis. The alteration of our psyche. Vertigo. An existential […]

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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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Helicon Films | Album “The Gas Heart” (Soundtrack for upcoming project)

Helicon Films are proud to present the film soundtrack for the next upcoming film project.   #Album “The Gas Heart” #Sound by Surrealist gesture The Gas Heart is a three-act hoax; it will satisfy only industrialized imbeciles who believe in the existence of men of genius. Interpreters are requested to give this work the attention due a […]

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NORM/ No-madic Lives Project (2012-2014) Multimedia exhibition at ‘MINUS 5′ Artspace (Beirut, Lebanon)

  NORM/ No-madic Lives Project (2012-2014) International video art project Multimedia Exhibition at ‘MINUS 5’ From 23th August – 07th September 2013 Beirut (Lebanon)     Project: Influences overview  In the light of the tumultuous past 12 months – where political   economic forces caused seismic shudders across the global financial system , combined with the […]

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Multimedia exhibition at ‘MINUS 5’ Artspace (23th Aug-07th Sept 2013 – Beirut, Lebanon)

“The Passengers” NORM/ No-madic Lives Project (2012-2014) Multimedia Exhibition at ‘MINUS 5’ From 23th August – 07th September 2013 Beirut (Lebanon)     Project Artists: Simon Mack (liverpool-uk) Phil Hargreaves (liverpool -uk) (as Hargreaves + Mack) Lorna Crane (melbourne-australia) Dima Hourani (ramallah-palestine/norway) Ghayyan al Amine (Shortfuse Films: beirut-lebanon) Lars Buchardt (copenhagen -denmark) Fred. L’Epée (switzerland-greece) […]

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Welcome @Helicon Films

  “The chessboard is the world, the pieces are the phenomena of the Universe. The rules of the game are what we call the laws of Nature and the player on the other side is hidden from us”.     Helicon Films is an Indie Film Label.  Cinematography and Sound design.  Co-producers Fred. L’Epee & […]

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NORM/NO-madic Lives – International video art project / Video Art multi- City travelling Exhibition from 2012 to 2014.

“NORM/NO-madic Lives – international video art project”  Video Art multi- City travelling Exhibition :2012 -2014.   Project: influences overview  In the light of the tumultuous past 12 months – where political   economic forces caused seismic shudders across the global financial system , combined with the deeply inspirational protests,   regime change enacted during the Arab Spring […]

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