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  • The Beaches of Agnès
  • Ernest & Celestine
  • Portrait of a Lady on Fire
  • Thine Own Self

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  • Arrows

    ★★★★½

  • Lady Lazarus

    ★★★★

  • Embrace the Panda: Making Turning Red

    ★★★½

  • Turning Red

    ★★★★½

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  • C'mon C'mon

    C'mon C'mon

    ★★★★★

    to visit planet earth, you will have to be born as a human child…”

    so much pain in the world can be traced back to the way adults rarely respect kids as the full, complex, deeply thinking-and-feeling human beings that they are, in those formative early years of our lives during which we first try to understand what it means to be a person, to experience and express emotion—to process fear, sadness, love, vulnerability, and everything in between. which makes…

  • Thine Own Self

    Thine Own Self

    hello friends! for the past five months, I've been hard at work creating this 6-minute experimental animated short film about the nature of gender & identity. this was my first time doing claymation as well as composing an original score for my work, and I'm proud of how it turned out (as well as relieved to have finally finished! 😭)

    many thanks to my peers and the wonderful faculty in my grad program at Syracuse, as well as my friends and…

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  • Arrows

    Arrows

    ★★★★½

    huge fan of this experimental work, especially the cutout animation parts and the compelling soundscape. as with Lady Lazarus, there are striking images throughout that Sandra Lahire seems to have a finely tuned knack for crafting 🦉✨

    free (temporarily) on Another Screen!

  • Lady Lazarus

    Lady Lazarus

    ★★★★

    a totally transfixing marriage of audio & imagery. beautiful use of superimpositions in particular! the whole thing works powerfully as a tribute to Sylvia Plath that feels in keeping with the tone & spirit of her language 🖤

    watched for free via Another Screen!

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  • Stargirl

    Stargirl

    ★½

    I wish I liked this movie more, but the good news is that while watching this I downloaded an app called Penguin Isle and began some very important work on raising a colony of penguins, so in the coming weeks, I will be content to stay indoors and wait out this pandemic while tending to my penguin children

  • Christopher Robin

    Christopher Robin

    ★★★★½

    "What day is it?"
    "It's today."
    "My favorite day."

    a soft, pure-hearted fable about prioritizing the things that matter in life and taking time to enjoy the simple pleasures of being alive in this world. Sweet as honey and true to the spirit of these characters. As a Pooh fan, I’m pleased 😊🍯🐝💛