A Brief History of Princess X

A Brief History of Princess X / Gabriel Abrantes 2016, Locarno / 7'

 

A Brief History of Princess X, Gabriel Abrantes (2016)   American director Gabriel Abrantes has directed or co-directed at least 18 shorts, features, and portmanteau segments since 2006, forming an eclectic oeuvre marked by explorations of colonialism, culture and Eros.  Le Cinéma Club features his short A Brief History of Princess X— a look at the history of sculptor Constantin Brâncusi's infamous futuristic bronze phallus which is actually a bust portrait of Napoleon's great-niece Marie Bonaparte.    This '7 short film premiered at Locarno.  Shot on Super 16mm celluloid. 

A Brief History of Princess X, Gabriel Abrantes (2016)

 

American director Gabriel Abrantes has directed or co-directed at least 18 shorts, features, and portmanteau segments since 2006, forming an eclectic oeuvre marked by explorations of colonialism, culture and Eros.  Le Cinéma Club features his short A Brief History of Princess X— a look at the history of sculptor Constantin Brâncusi's infamous futuristic bronze phallus which is actually a bust portrait of Napoleon's great-niece Marie Bonaparte. 

 

This '7 short film premiered at Locarno.  Shot on Super 16mm celluloid.