Flying Lotus, aka Steven Ellison, has directed and scored a new short film, Skinflick, under his filmmaking alias steve. Watch it below, via Nowness. The short’s subject is Bob Heslip, who performs as Bumpy Bob the Bubble Boy, referring to the fleshy lumps on his body caused by the skin condition and tumor disorder Neurofibromatosis type 1. In a press release, Ellison describes meeting Heslip while shooting KUSO. Ellison says, “He is a lovely man and I wanted to make a film that would honor the beauty of his unique condition.”
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