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Flexing Muscles

Charles Fairbanks | 21' | 2012 | Belgique, États-Unis, Mexique
Flexing Muscles (Belgium,Mexico)

Flexing Muscles is a wrestling movie about postmodern consumption and production: physical work and embodied culture for the digital age. It is also an immersive, participatory, experimental ethnography on Mexico's spectacular masked wrestling – Lucha Libre – for which the filmmaker resumed his career fighting as The One-Eyed Cat (El Gato Tuerto), this time with a camera built into his mask.


Charles Fairbanks


Le Catch Productions
Charles Fairbanks
Michigan Films
Sébastien Andres