This unique program contains films where main heros are women of different age and historical epochs.
|The Creased Bed
Myriam Donasis, France, 2007, 13 min
After a drunken evening full of innuendo, two female friends accidentally make love. The following day, this reckless act causes deep embarrassment.
|By the Letters
Alma M., Kima T., Kazakhstan, 2008, 14 min
Alya has spied somebody else's world. It consists of thirty two emotions put on paper. There is no sound there but inner cry. In it lives a girl Yara. How could it turn out that two completely different worlds met twice during one day...
Denie Pentecost, Australia, 2006, 14 min
On a dry, suburban day, a 12 year-old is caught between the conflicting worlds of family, friendship and imagination. Struggling to endure a confusing love, and longing simply to be seen, the child survives by transforming pain into beauty.
Abbe Robinson, UK, 2006, 15 min
Yorkshire, England 1952 Ruth Ackroyd leaves the monotony of her work at her father's textile mill on a Friday evening and secretly takes the train to Manchester. There, she meets a man on the platform, but all is not what it seems.
Claudia Morgado Escanilla, Canada, 2007, 9 min
For six weeks in a young girl's life, she pretended to be a boy in a swim class. Crossing the gender line at such an age provided a strange window into the world of prepubescent masculinity. It's explored with lyrical insight and surreal beauty in this startlingly lovely little drama from Quebec.