Buffalo Death Mask

Buffalo Death Mask

Buvolí posmrtná maska

Script: Mike Hoolboom
Photography: Steve Sanguedolce, John Price, Mike Hoolboom
Sound: Mike Hoolboom
Music: Machinefabriek, Jasper Tx
Color: Colour and B&W
Language: English

The filmmaker’s personal conversation with Canadian author Stephen Andrews about living with HIV is an intimate look at extreme situations and difficult-to-describe states of body and mind. The openness of the conversation reveals the maturity of meditations on sharing, isolation, the relationship to physical changes, and the subtle boundary between life and death.

Footage from various sources and periods in the filmmaker’s life is complemented with hand-written titles that emphasize the film’s diary-like nature with a sense for detail, with the sensitive inclusion of self-reflection when describing relationships or counting pills.

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Mike Hoolboom
680 Queen’s Quay West apt. 521
Toronto / Ontario / Canada M5V2Y9
+1 4162605702

Festival edition: 2013
Sections: Fascinations
Exhibition format: HD
Subtitle languages: English


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