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.
Thanks to Johnston Group, our dedicated long-term sponsor of our Manitoba & Canadian Short Films.
A woman takes an introspective journey through childhood journals, artwork, and medical records to overcome her shame about her body.
An unsettling supercut of the women of #BachelorNation watching themselves being watched.
The market place of desire starts with this face. Further reflections on money and skin.
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.
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.
A young woman is inspired to delve into the lost history of a classical violinist and music teacher who never got her due.
The artist fights for her voice in a world that doesn’t want her to speak.
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.
Drawing a parallel between bi-polar illness and creativity, Mind Unseen explores the complexities of this comparison.