Flying Lotus makes directorial debut with short film

Sundance NEXT FEST is a film and music festival that takes place August 12-14 at The Theatre at Ace Hotel Downtown Los Angeles. It premieres the Los Angeles six new independent films from the 2016 Sundance Film Festival and are “paired with a music act, live performance, or conversation with an icon of independent cinema.” The 2016 festival will show the directorial debut of Flying Lotus, under his alias “steve,” premiering a short film called Royal. Shamir will perform at this year’s event with a screening of So Yong Kim’s Lovesong, which features Jena Malone and Riley Keough. Sunflower Bean has been paired with Andrew Neel’s Goat, which stars Nick Jonas. Nick Kroll, Craig Robinson, and a “surprise music artist” are also set to appear.

The Flying Lotus-scored short film FUCKKKYOUUU premiered at Sundance last year which can be watched below.

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