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Twist of Fate
Twist of Fate
Sensorium
Sensorium
Andaluz
Andaluz
Ground Zero/Sacred Ground
Ground Zero/
Sacred Ground
Perpetual Motion
Perpetual Motion
Kakania
Kakania
Nine Lives
Nine Lives
Yours for the Taking
Yours for the Taking
Vis-á-Vis
Vis-á-Vis
Heavenly Bodies
Heavenly Bodies
Pentralia
Penetralia

Vis-á-Vis

(1982 • 12 minutes) Music by Jacques Dorier

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An autobiographical fantasy, depicting the duality of an individual torn by conflicting desires. A reflection of the reconciliation between work and the creative imagination.

“A film of much love and joy, about loving and integrating disparate parts of ourselves. I had never seen this particular conflict so creatively portrayed before, and it touched me deeply.”

— Jenny Ogier, Equal Times



Awards:
Sinking Creek Film Celebration, 1982: Judge’s Award
Baltimore International Film Festival, 1982: Honorable Mention
New England Film Festival, 1982: Independent Filmmaker Award
ASIFA-East Animation Awards, 1983: Honorable Mention

Festivals:
Annecy International Animation Festival, France, 1983
Cinanima, Portugal, 1983
International Stuttgart Animated Film Festival, Germany, 1984
Bangkok Animation Festival, Thailand, 1986
Denver International Film Festival, 1982
New York Independent Filmmakers Exposition, 1983: Festival & Travelling Show
Big Muddy Film Festival, Illinois, 1983
Athens International Film Festival, Ohio, 1982
Humboldt Film Festival, California, 1982

Screenings:
Hirshhorn Museum, Washington DC, 1983
Dorothy Arzner Film Festival, Boston, 1984
Northwest Film Study Center, Portland, Oregon, 1983
Neighborhood Film Project, Philadelphia, 1983
Laemmle Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, 1982
“First Take” & “Reel Women” Brattle Theatre, Cambridge, MA, 1982-83
“Magic Movies VII” Off the Wall Cinema, Cambridge, MA, 1982
Berklee College of Music Film Festival
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