This trailer is for Jarman (all this maddening beauty), a performance project by Caridad Svich and force/collision, inspired by the life and work of queer filmmaker Derek Jarman.
force/collision website: force-collision.org
Notes: I added numerous Jarman motifs to the video, including the martyrdom of arrows in Sebastian", the punk sensibility of "The Last of England", and the wedding dress worn by his muse Tilda Swinton in that same film. force/collision Founding Director John Moletress aims to bring a contemporary perspective on the life of this legendary artist, with a script that integrates media with performance.
shot with the Nikon D600 with a Nikon 1.8 50mm lens.
Video Director: Ben Carver (me)
Assistant Director: Russell Miller
Model: Stephen Benedicto
Advisor and Voiceover: John Moletress (Director of stage production)