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51st Directors’ Fortnight May 15-25, 2019

Sodoma

Fortnight 1970, Short film,

Synopsis

This film combines cruelty, sexuality, defilement and visual shock for the purposes of purification and ab-reaction of sado-masochistic impulses’.

Director

Otto Muehl

Austrian performance artist, painter, writer and film maker. In the 1960s, his work dealt with the social taboos surrounding sexuality, to the point that « Art and Revolution, » performed at the University of Vienna in July, 1968, led to arrests. After 1966 he was a founder-member of the Institut fur Direkte Kunst.