Scum Boy

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Streaming on Hot Docs at Home Thu, Apr 29, 2021 10:00 AM
Dani Karavan, a cocksure Israeli artist in his 80s, sets out on a riotous journey across Europe to say farewell to his deteriorating large-scale environmental sculptures, while also contemplating a decision on the most controversial piece of his career.
Film Info
Country Listing:South Africa
Premiere Status:Toronto Premiere
Festival Info
Festival Year:2021
Program Category:Shorts
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Cast/Crew Info
Director(s):Allison Swank
Producer(s):Allison Swank
Executive Producer(s):Cindy Gabriel
Co-Producer(s):Giant Films
Butterfly Films
Editor(s):William Kalmer
Cinematography:Travys Owen
Composer:Rose Bonica
Will Mono
River Moon
Sound:Sarah Faye de Muynk
Sound Design:Sean Jefferis


Gen-Z 3D artist Scum Boy, a visionary South African, Jewish trans man living his life with illuminating fearlessness, applies his perspective to making art, good-looking food and the future of humanity in this propulsive scrapbook-cum-manifesto. Doused in glitter and dripping in testosterone, Scum Boy is all about realizing the impossible using software superpowers. Angie Driscoll

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