Sleep of Reason Cinema Series was begun in 1994 by Artist/Curator Brian Taylor to provide a contemporary venue for a delirious brand of cinema which originated in Europe in the 60’s and 70’s and which includes Gothic Horror, Pulp Italian crime dramas generically known as “Giallo”, Zombie and Cannibal films, and a whole host of other uncanny and transgressive arthouse and grindhou
se endeavors which defy proper description. The series has now re-emerged as a monthly series plus special events at Gallery art in west Tampa and is curated by Brian Taylor and photographer Bradley Paul Valentine.
Invisible aliens in a tiny flying saucer come to Earth looking for heroin. They land on top of a New York apartment inhabited by a drug dealer and her female, androgynous, bisexual nymphomaniac lover, a fashion model.
A shy and mute seamstress goes insane after being attacked twice in one day, in which she takes to the streets of New York after dark and randomly kills men with a .45 caliber gun.