Lingua Absentia

International Competition

Kate Raney and Jeremy Bessoff, USA, 10 mins, 2016.



A mother helps her schizophrenic daughter, Abby through severe cancer treatment. Simplified cut-paper animation versions of the world implode into colorful blotches where teeth fall from the sky, and faces peel apart as Abby’s mental illness overwhelms her ability to comprehend what’s happening to her.

The director:

Kate Raney and Jeremy Bessoff live, work, and make art in Athens, Ohio. Kate received her MFA in Film from the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee. Jeremy received his MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. They have recently combined their creative interests to work collaboratively.

Sunday 7th 13:00 - The Cinema Museum

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