Life and Freaky Times of Uncle Luke


Commissioned by the Borscht Film Festival

Life and Freaky Times of Uncle Luke is a collaboration between Miami artist Jillian Mayer and Luther Campbell (aka. Uncle Luke of 2 Live Crew).

The film is a modern Miami adaptation of the 1962 French short film “La Jetee,” told entirely through a series of installations created by Mayer. Life and Freaky Times of Uncle Luke premiered at Sundance Film Festival in 2012.

Life and Freaky Times of Uncle Luke has played at the following festivals:
Sundance Film Festival, 2012 (World Premiere)
SXSW Film Festival, 2012
Miami Art Museum (Permanent Collection)
BAMcinemafest, 2012
Milan Film Festival, 2012
AFI Film Festival, 2012
Los Angeles Film Festival, 2012
Rockland Shorts at the Farnsworth Art Museum 2012
Mecal International Film Festival, 2012
Atlanta Film Festival, 2012
Ann Arbor Film Festival, 2012
Sarasota Film Festival, 2012
Dallas Film Festival, 2012
Nashville Film Festival, 2012
Maryland Film Festival, 2012
Athens Film and Video Festival, 2012
DeadCenter Film Festival, 2012
CFC (Canadian Film Centre) Film Festival, 2012
Rooftop Film Screening Series, 2012
CinemaTeket Oslo, 2012
LA Shorts Film Festival, 2012
Boston Underground Film Festival, 2012 (Winner, Best Short Film)
USA Film Festival, 2012 (Finalist, Best Short Film)
Incubate Netherlands Film Festival, 2012
Provincetown Film Festival, 2012
Columbia Gorge Film Festival, 2012
Chicago Underground Film Festival, 2012 (Honorable Mention, Best Short Film)
HBO New York Latino Film Festival, 2012
Minneapolis Underground Film Festival, 2012
Atlantic Film Festival, 2012
New Orleans Film Festival, 2012
Raindance Film Festival, 2012
Eastern Oregon Film Festival, 2013

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