PIG. Experimental Silent Short, 23m.
PIG is an experimental, silent pshycological film that follows a serial killer as he travels through Death Valley to perform a ritualistic murder. The film was the last work of musician and artist Rozz Williams before his suicide in 1998 and incorporates elements of religious symbolism and graphic horror.
Rozz Williams (1963-1998) was a pioneer of deathrock and gothic rock, and performed with Christian Death, Shadow Project, and Premature Ejaculation. Nico B is a Dutch underground filmmaker and artist who founded Cultvideotheek in Amsterdam, and distribution company Cult Epics.
Nico Bruinsma, known professionally as Nico B., is a Dutch filmmaker known for his 1998 underground horror production Pig, the last work starring singer/songwriter Rozz Williams before his death a few months later. Pig premiered at the American Cinematheque in Los Angeles and went on to play at international film festivals around the world including the Rotterdam Film Festival. A follow up, 1334, was made in 2011. In 2004, he wrote, produced, and directed the biographical film Bettie Page: Dark Angel. Bettie Page: Dark Angel premiered at the San Francisco Independent Film Festival. Between 2005–2008 he wrote, produced, and directed the film Sin.
He is the founder and owner of Cultvideotheek in Amsterdam and of Cult Epics, a distributor of cult movies in the arthouse, horror and erotica genres.
Various titles of the Cult Epics catalog were screened at the American Cinematheque, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Film Society of Lincoln Centerand other art film institutions. A retrospective of Cult Epics releases was shown at Harvard University in 2011.