#DirectedbyWomen is delighted to bring Venezuelan filmmaker Alexandra Hidalgo to Indiana University for a screening titled “Three Short Films About Motherhood.” The screening will take place at the Indiana University Libraries Moving Image Archive Screening Room on Thursday, September 21 from 7-8:30 pm.
Three Short Films About Motherhood program:
William and Santiago Simultaneous (5 minutes, 2016)
In this short documentary, two brothers, born 31 months apart, grow up onscreen at the same time as we see them reach the same milestones side by side.
Alto Precio: Love, Loss, and Rebellion in Raising Bilingual Children (25 minutes, 2016)
This video essay explores the struggles and joys of raising bilingual children in a primarily monolingual society.
Teta (25 minutes, 2017)
In this short documentary, the filmmaker tells the story of nursing her youngest son for 22 months while being a working mother.
The screenings will be followed by a Q&A with the audience.
ABOUT ALEXANDRA HIDALGO
Alexandra Hidalgo is an award-winning filmmaker, whose documentaries have been official selections for film festivals in 11 countries and been screened at universities around the United States, and whose videos and activist writing have been featured on The Hollywood Reporter, IndieWire, NPR, and Women and Hollywood. She is assistant professor of Writing, Rhetoric, and American Cultures at Michigan State University. Her video book Cámara Retórica: A Feminist Filmmaking Methodology for Rhetoric and Composition was published by Computers and Composition Digital Press this year. She is the founder and editor-in-chief of agnès films, a digital publication that supports the work of women and feminist filmmakers.
If you want to learn more about Alexandra, you can check out her website (http://alexandrahidalgo.com/) or read what she had to say during her #DirectedbyWomen Conversation (http://directedbywomen.com/alexandra-hidalgo-feminist-visionary/).
This event is part of the #DirectedbyWomen Worldwide Film Viewing Party.
Thursday, September 21, 2017
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Wells Screening Room (ground floor, within Media Services)
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