A Look in the Mirror

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THEMATIC SHORTS #2 – A LOOK IN THE MIRROR
5:30 PM | LADY OF THE LAKE THEATRE | FRI, JULY 26 | 81m
Through the process of filmmaking, can we discover a deeper understanding of ourselves? Can we control our own narrative? Femme bodies policed and politicized; let’s ruin the old narratives and make new art our/selves.

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Still Image from Love Starved, More Than FatLove Starved: More Than Fat
dir. Allison Stevens
2018 | Manitoba | 13 min.

A woman takes an introspective journey through childhood journals, artwork, and medical records to overcome her shame about her body.

 

 

 

Still image from Normal AppearancesNormal Appearances
dir. Penny Lane
2018 | United States | 5 min.

An unsettling supercut of the women of #BachelorNation watching themselves being watched.

 

 

 

Face Value
dir. Alena Koroleva
2019 | Russia / Georgia | 4 min.

The market place of desire starts with this face. Further reflections on money and skin.

 

 

 

Still image from Metis Femme BodiesMétis Femme Bodies
dir. Chanelle Lajoie
2018 | Manitoba | 6 min.

Métis Femme Bodies aims to offer visibility and voice to those who have been denied such luxury in order to accurately represent themselves and correct misleading narratives imposed by greater power structures.

 

 

 

Still image from Shape of a SurfaceShape of a Surface
dir. Nazli Dincel
2017 | Turkey | 9 min.

The ground holds accounts of once pagan, then christian and now muslim ruins of the city built for Aphrodite. As she takes revenge on Narcissus, mirrors reveal what is seen and surfaces, limbs dismantle and marble turns flesh.

 

 

 

Veslemoys Songs still image Veslemøy’s Song
dir. Sofia Bohdanowicz
2018 | Canada | 9 min.

A young woman is inspired to delve into the lost history of a classical violinist and music teacher who never got her due.

 

 

 

Still image from Artist StatementArtist Statement
dir. Shayna Connelly
2019 | United States | 5 min.

The artist fights for her voice in a world that doesn’t want her to speak.

 

 

 

Ink the MilkInk in Milk
dir. Gernot Wieland
2018 | Austria | 13 min.

Through the flickering vignettes of a schoolboy trauma, visits to a friend at a psychiatric institution and encounters with animals, Ink in Milk exposes the anxious, web-like structures that underpin the tragicomedy of existence.

 

 

Mind Unseen
dir. Heidi Phillips
2018 | Manitoba | 17 min.

Drawing a parallel between bi-polar illness and creativity, Mind Unseen explores the complexities of this comparison.