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Philippe Battaglia was (in no particular order): a turbulent child, a messy teenager, a lazy student, a lounge punk, a cook in a psych ward, a trashman in a bank, an archivist in an abbey, a fair trade employee in a hospital, an amateur but award-winning videomaker, President of the Kremlin, a programmer for a horror film festival, a press & radio columnist, an improvised film critic, a cashier in a shopping mall, a real estate broker, a blogger and a writer and is still trying diligently to become a roughly suitable human being.
Self-taught artist, she combines DIY cultures, contemporary occultism, “raw” practices of moving image and sound as well as micro-press publishing. Member of the performing collectives VORTEX and La Fêlure, drummer of the experimental doom band La Chasse, she plays solo as Mona Servo and in duo in SEMLEH. She is also a programmer for the Marseille Underground Film & Music Festival…
After ten years in television post-production, and five years as part of psychedelic rock group Regular Fries Starke founded Boum Productions with Pete Tombs and launched the Mondo Macabro DVD label. In 2008 he and director Ben Wheatley founded Rook Films and produced some titles that enlightened the screens of LUFF, such as *A Field in England*, *Aaaaaaaah !* or *In Fabric*.
Festival director of VAFT (Video Art Festival Turku). She was born in Northern Finland and later moved “South” to study art history at the University of Turku. Grassroots cultural movements, festivals and events are her thing. She curates art outside of the white cube.
Maryke Oosterhoff is the general and artistic co-director of VIFFF – Vevey International Funny Film Festival, dedicated to independent comedy cinema. She is also project manager for FIFDH – International Film Festival and Forum on Human Rights and holds a Master’s degree in cinema.
Alan Licht is a musician and author. He'll be performing on LUFF's stage Saturday night within Title TK. Don't miss him!