Slamdance to Host World Premiere of ASCO from Brazil


The Slamdance Film Festival has announced the lineup for its 2015 edition, which includes the World Premiere of Brazilian film Asco (pictured).

Director Ale Paschoalini’s experimental, black and white portrayal dives into a man’s broken heart and the the deep destruction it rattles inside of him. He follows his former love and threatens her routine and lifestyle until it becomes a poisonous obsession for him.

Paschoalini’s first feature film and was funded in part by crowdfunding via Brazil’s version of Kickstarter, Catarse. The Slamdance Film Festival began in 2005 when a group of filmmakers weren’t accepted into the Sundance Film Festival, in turn Slamdance was created as an organization to foster the development of unique and innovative filmmakers.

The 2015 Slamdance Film Festival will take place January 23-29 in Park City, Utah.