Sea in the Blood

Richard Fung

2000, 26:00 minutes, colour, English with closed captions


A contemplative and heartfelt personal essay about living in the shadow of illness. Multiple layers of image and text are used to reflect on personal history.

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Critical Writing

(Re)Circulating Foreign Bodies: Richard Fung's Sea in the Blood
by Katherine Lawless. Feminist Media Studies, 2012, v. 12, no. 1.
Practical Dreamers: Conversations with Movie Artists
by Mike Hoolboom. Coach House Books, 2008.
The Reel Deal
by Gloria Kim. FILMPRINT - The magazine of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto, Jan. 2007, v. 27, no. 1.
Praxis, Praxis, Praxis: Richard Fung's active illuminated histories
by Brian McCormick. Gay City News, Jan. 18, 2007.
Art Star: Video Art Biennial
Art Star, 2003. Ottawa: Saw Gallert, 2003.
After 1980: Margins and Mainstreams: Video Art Biennial
by Julianne Pidduck. Now You See It, 2002. London: Routledge, 2002.
Remaking Home Movies
by Richard Fung. Subclip, Winter 2001, no. 7.
Top 20 Toronto Films since 1981
by Cameron Bailey. Now, Oct. 25, 2001, v. 21, no. 8.
Richard Fung's Sea in the Blood: Visualizing Memory, Complicity...
by Margo Francis. Fuse, Apr. 2001, v. 23, no. 4.
Like Mangoes in July: The Work of Richard Fung
by Helen Lee and Kerri Sakamoto. Insomiac Press.