Friday, 8 April 2016

Straight Jacket Guerrilla Film Festival - Underground Cinema Word Wide

Independent underground film-maker Fabrizio Federico has joined forces with San Antonio video artist/music video director Laura Grace Robles to stage an innovative free week-long, online, independent film festival.


From today, 30 experimental and low-budget feature films and music videos -billed as anti-art art films, punk cinema, acid films and junk films - will be exclusively available online for the first-ever Straight Jacket Guerrilla Film Festival.
Supported by Punk London, the festival aims to support avant-garde filmmakers worldwide whose projects struggle to reach the regular film festival circuit and over 100 films and music videos were submitted to the organizers from all over the world.  

Fabrizio, who originates from the UK and went on to travel the world, living in Italy and America after surviving a house fire at 5 years old, says an appeal was put out for spontaneous and rebellious films which embodying an anarchic Punk Cinema ethos the test the limits and boundaries of institutionalized filmmaking.
“I think the future of cinema lies on You Tube and online viewing,” he says. “We want to challenge the conventional industry and give independent creative film makers a platform.
His present works include Black Biscuit (2012) and Pregnant (2015) and he is presently working on a documentary about the new generation of Underground Filmmaker here in the UK.. He also the accidental founder of the scandalous PINK8 film manifesto - a springboard for new filmmakers to create their own micro-budget opus.
The Straight Jacket Guerrilla Film Festival runs from today to April 7. The festival is advised for 18 year-olds and over and can be viewed at 


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