In this unfiltered portrait comprised of prose and pirouettes, Marie-Astrid Mence narrates her uncomfortable journey from adolescent to ballerina and her struggles in an industry that fails to see past her skin colour.
- Rebecca Murray
- United Kingdom
Shiny Award for Best New Director
Interfilm Festival Nominated: Eyes Wide Open Award
Manchester Lift-Off FF WINNER: Best Short Film
Little Wing FF WINNER: Best Documentary Film
European Short FF WINNER: Audience Award
Women X FF Nominated: Best British Short, Documentary, Cinematography, Costume Design
Beeston FF WINNER: Best Non-Fiction Film
Rebecca is a creative director and choreographer. She has been dancing for 17 years, having trained with The Royal Ballet School, Laines Theatre Arts and Bird College. In 2020, she founded Choreo Arts, an online platform showcasing new short dance films each week.