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30 mins

(HD, 2014, 30 mins)

An experimental exploration and celebration of the Juggalo subculture in Buffalo, New York. Surreal scenes shot in long and static takes of Juggalos engaged in their favorite activities, first and foremost of which - causing mayhem. Among these seemingly random acts of the everyday, preening, backyard wrestling, explosions and destruction, a tentative narrative begins to emerge.

BUFFALO JUGGALOS tumblr is a connected project that profiles members of the local scene with photographs and interviews.

BUFFALO JUGGALOS is supported by The Jerome Foundation and Fractured Atlas

a film by Scott Cummings in collaboration with the Buffalo/Niagara Juggalo community.
produced by Molly Gandour, Shrihari Sathe and Eliza Hittman
cinematography by Nandan Rao
production design by James Boxer

April 2014 - Visions du Reel, Nyon Switzerland (European Premiere)
April 2014 - Chicago Underground Film Festival (US Premiere) *honorable mention
May 2014 - Maryland Film Festival
June 2014 - BAMcinemaFEST
August 2014 - BHQFU screening
August 2014 - Tacoma 25 New Faces Screening
September 2014 - Hallways Microcinema
October 2014 - Buffalo International Film Festival
October 2014 - Film Festival de La Roche-sur-Yon (France)
October 2014 - Indie Memphis
November 2014 - Olympia Film Festival (Olympia, WA)
November 2014 - Cucalorus
November 2014 - AFI fest *** WINNER Grand Jury Prize
November 2014 - CPH:DOX
November 2014 - RIDM Montreal (Montreal, CA)
December 2014 - Milano Filmmakerfestival (Italy)
January 2015 - IFF Rotterdam