10 Traumatic Treats from FrightFest 2022

10 Traumatic Treats from FrightFest 2022

10 Traumatic Treats from FrightFest 2022 first published by BFI, 23 Aug 2022 Includes capsules of: The Last Client, Sissy, New Religion, Control, Cerebrum, Hypochondriac, A Wounded Fawn, The Ones You Didn’t Burn, The Leech, The Harbinger Now, perhaps more than ever, we live in traumatic times. For as we see Roe v. Wade exploding…

Sissy

Sissy (2021)

Sissy had its world première at SXSW 2022 At the beginning of Sissy, from co-writing/co-directing team Hannah Barlow and Kane Senes (For Now, 2017), we see online influencer Cecilia (Aisha Dee) preaching the bland bromides of wellness. Yet the hyperventilation exercise that Cecilia has been demonstrating seems not a little unhinged, and as the recording…