Shannon Amen / Shannon Amen
Chris DaintyCanada / 2019 / 15' 0''
Wednesday, 30. 09.,
Theatre &TD, 22:00 h
Friday, 02. 10.,
Cinema SC, 11:00 h
Shannon Amen unearths the passionate and pained expressions of a young woman overwhelmed by guilt and anxiety as she struggles to reconcile her sexual identity with her religious faith. A loving elegy to a friend lost to suicide.
Chris Dainty is a director, animator, ice carver, and college professor from Ottawa, Ontario. His most recent work, Shannon Amen, is a loving elegy to his late friend Shannon Jamieson that combines 2D animation with icemation – stop-motion animation that uses large-scale ice sculptures. In 2006, Chris co-founded Dainty Productions, Inc., a high-end 2D animation studio for film, TV, mobile, console, and interactive experiences.
National Film Board of Canada
Chris Dainty, Trevor Dixon Bennett
categoriesWorld Panorama 3