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The Feast Of Stephen

4 min.
Year of Production:
Michael Shannon
Keyara Babb
Creed Cole
Production Company:
Rabbit Bandini Productions
Berlinale Section:
Berlinale Category:
Short Film
Teddy Award:
Best Short Film

Stephen watches a group of boys playing basketball. The look in his eyes betrays his sexual interests. When the boys realize, he becomes a victim of their homophobia. Or does it only seem so?

THE FEAST OF STEPHEN is based on a poem by the same title, written by american poet Anthony Hecht. The peom stayed with James Franco since he read it for the first time. In order to visualize the feelings that had been triggered in him, Franco was geared to Kenneth Anger´s rebellious shortfilm SCORPIO RISING, which in 1964 stilistically, aesthetically and thematically made cinematic history.

BIOGRAFIE James Franco

Born in Palo Alto, California in 1978, he is an actor, director, screenwriter and producer. He won many accolades for his performance in the title role of the TV movie JAMES DEAN and in feature films MILK and 127 HOURS. He has also appeared in, amongst others, SPIDER-MAN 1, 2 and 3. In 2010 his shorts FEAST OF STEPHEN and HERBERT WHITE screened in the Panorama.

FILMOGRAFIE James Franco (selection)

2015 I Am Michael  2013 Interior. Leather Bar  2012 My Own Private River  2012 Black Dog, Red Dog   2012 Dream  2011 Sal   2011 The Broken Tower   2011 Cherry  2010 Saturday Night  2010 Herbert White  2010 Howl  2010 The Clerk’s Tale  2010 Masculinity & Me  2009 42 One Dream Rush  2009 The Feast Of Stephen  2008 Milk  2007 Good Time Max   2005 The Ape   2005 Fool’s Gold  

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