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Film Series: An Evening with Isabella Rossellini

You may revere her for BLUE VELVET, for collaborations with Guy Maddin, for recent
zoological preoccupations like “Green Porno” and “Animals Distract Me,” or for many
other projects bizarre, inspiring, bizarrely inspiring, and inspiringly bizarre. Tonight the
filmmaker / actress / author / all-around fountain of creativity shares her past experiences
and her current endeavors.

Green Porno: Sex to Die For

So you’re done with finals, kinda bored, and maybe looking for something sexy to pass the time? This is the total opposite of that, unless you get off to Isabella Rossellini wearing bug costumes and simulating arthropod intercourse.

Check out Green Porno, a series of eight bizarrely hilarious (and informative!) short videos written by and starring the classy actress. Rossellini starts each clip by saying “If I were a… [insert bug name]”, and then using life-size costumes, puppets, and animation to imagine herself as the male half of each slightly anthropomorphized coupling (unless the bug is hermaphroditic).

Here’s a preview:

Fight brain rot! The full videos are here.