Directed By
Nick Cavalier
Runtime
Country
USA
Language
English
Category
Matter of Fact Features

Forced Perspective

'Forced Perspective' is an intimate portrait of iconic Cleveland artist Derek Hess by filmmaker Nick Cavalier. The film is a journey through Derek's struggle with alcoholism and bipolar and how these demons effect the artwork, presenting a voyeur into Derek's personal life, revealing his process and philosophy. This film showcases the evolution of a celebrated artist, his effect on music and culture while highlighting the link between creativity and mental illness.

Screenings

at DeBoest Lecture Hall (IMA) at The Toby (IMA)