The official trailer for the provocative indie film, Felt, is here (via Indiewire). Take a look below.

Directed by Jason Banker, Felt is inspired by artist Amy Everson’s true story. Taking an apparent “documentary” style approach, it nonetheless looks chock full of imagery and visual symbolism.

The synopsis:

Amy is hanging on by a thread. Struggling to cope with past sexual trauma and the daily aggression of a male-dominated society, she creates grotesquely costumed alter egos that re-appropriate the male form. While giving her the sense of power she craves, acting as these characters pushes her further into a world of her own making. When she begins a new relationship with a seemingly good guy, she opens herself up to him – but that vulnerability comes at a dangerous cost, and her alter egos threaten to lash out in explosive violence. Based on the real experiences and art of co-writer/star Amy Everson, Felt doesn’t just point a finger at rape culture; it takes a full on swing at it, creating a feminist psychological thriller that audiences will be hard-pressed to shake off.

Felt will be released in theaters on June 26.

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