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.