NARCISSISM – The Auto-Erotic Images.

NARCISSISM – The Auto-Erotic Images.
2022
90'
Germany
vo: deen
sub: fren

Synopsis

We often talk of narcissism in negative terms, due to social media and the prevalence of the spectacle over material reality. But what if there’s more to the story? What if a keen engagement with one’s own image is vital to the survival of sub-cultural or marginal identities? Returning us to the classic myth of Narcissus, who saw himself and fell in love, director Toni Karat presents a different angle on what it means to create and love one’s image as a queer person. Featuring many of the famous faces from Berlin’s radical porn and sex-positive scene, this is a subtle and thoughtful film that interrogates who gets to be visible, who gets to be beautiful and who gets to control their own image.

Distributors: 
Toni Karat <melting-point-images@freenet.de>

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