Gleem | 2010 | PXL2000 | 2:00
A remake of a lost James Benning film from 1974. A sex negative film about maintaining those pearly whites.
1974, 16mm, 2:00, Lost (Colour, Sound)
Produced at the University of Wisconsin
This film is optically printed and interweaves two short sequences of tooth brushing on odd number frames and a close-up of a penis ejaculating on even number frames.1
“I wasn’t entirely convinced I was straight until I saw this film.” – Guy Maddin (2010)
December 10, 2012. PXL THIS 22, Unurban, Santa Monica, California Organized by Gerry Fialka.
May 14, 2011. Montreal Underground Film Festival, Montreal, Quebec.
- “Filmography” in James Benning, edited by Barabara Pichler and Claudia Slanar (Vienna: Synema, 2007), 245.