SCUM MUTATION
Film - Program 9

SCUM MUTATION

Directed by Ov

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Director: Ov
Section: Program 9
Country: France
Year: 2020
Language: French
Version: Original version with English subtitles
18+

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This film is shown as part of program 9.

As authoritarian regimes enjoy a frightening renaissance, the youthful will to resist is on the rise. This experimental animated film looks into the past and future, bringing trauma to light and setting unusually mutated bodies in motion. It is a fierce appeal not to surrender to the forces of repression, but to free oneself from victimhood with all one’s might.



  • Duration: 10 Min.

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Meet the director

SCUM MUTATION

Ov

Ov was born in 1992 and trained in augmented performance at the Haute École des Arts du Rhin in Strasbourg. Ov also studied directing at the Wits University of Johannesburg and digital creation at Le Fresnoy – Studio national des arts contemporains in Tourcoing, France. Ov’s work as a hybrid artist and activist deals with our alienation in a technology-driven world, with resistance and empowerment in the face of systems of repression.

Credits

Screenplay: Ov
Director of Photography: Ov
Film Editor: Ov
Composer: IVVVO
Producer: Eric Prigent
Production Company: Le Fresnoy – Studio National des Arts Contemporains

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