Lion In Wind

Lion in the Wind
2023, 4:50 minutes

single-channel digital video with sound
35mm film emulsion, nail polish, tape, 16mm film leader

A fugue for forgetting windmills in the West.

This cameraless “emulsion lift” film was made from a discarded 35mm reel of a Hong Kong martial arts western featuring Jet Li as a kung fu master who loses his memory and fights bandits and windmills as he makes his journey to Chinatown.

In the Palace International Short Film Festival, Pernik, Bulgaria, June, 2024
Onion City Experimental Film Festival, Chicago, April, 2024
Houston Cinema Arts Festival, 2023
Bay Area Now 9 Film Series, “Canyon Cinema: Contemporary Bay Area Film,” Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 2023