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LSFF 2019: Nasty Stuff: Prano Bailey-Bond
January 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Final girls, freak flags and feminist sensibilities. In association with UnderWire Festival, the London Short Film Festival present a retrospective of the curious horrors of Prano Bailey-Bond.
A gal with a taste for gore, raised on Twin Peaks and old school video nasties, Bailey-Bond’s work calls upon an earlier era of lower fi, Mary Whitehouse-condemned slashers blended up with a touch of fairytale to build evocative worlds, deceptively dreamlike in their fusing of a dark cinematic vocabulary and eerie allure.
Announced as one of Screen International’s 2018 Stars of Tomorrow, Prano’s first video nasty-centric feature Censor is currently in the works. We’re excited to see her screen her preceding short films and showcase a formidable woman carving space in a genre all too sparse of them.
Prano will be in conversation with Anna Bogutskaya (Underwire) following the screening.