A young boy displaced by a massive condominium complex creates his own reality where as a lion (anbessa) he can face the forces beyond his control.
A lyrical portrait that wanders through the overlapping spaces between the dreams of youth and the hard edges of life – land, politics, and the old lady who throws bricks.
Mo Scarpelli is an Italian-American director and cinematographer of nonfiction cinema. Her debut feature-length documentary Frame By Frame screened at SXSW 2015, Hot Docs, BFI London Film Festival and other fests, garnering a Cinema Eye Honors nomination. Scarpelli has received the Speranza Female Filmmaker Award. Her documentary short work includes directing El Hara (NYJFF 2018) and Surviving Kensington (Vimeo Staff Pick 2017).
He Who Hurls Themselves Once More Upon A Rosebush
Director: Lily Frame / 2:17
“Do you see what I hear?” An image and audio collaboration composed from a depressed synaesthetics point of view.