Locks part 2: dread execution!

locks part 2: dread execution!, 2002

ritual with cat

2002, 3mins, 16mm

The gaze – taken into the hands of four women who craft, document and participate in a ritual dread locks removal. This super-low-budget film subtly subverts the hegemonic forms of production by optically printing miniDV, 16mm and Super 8 to hand-processed 16mm.

Screenings:
Gobsmacked! A revel of offbeat expression (Harbourfront, Toronto) Aug. 2004
Ed Video – LIFT’s $99 Film Festival Tour (Guelph, ON) Feb. 2004
Inside Out (Toronto) May 2003
Images (Toronto) April 2003
Junction Arts Festival (Toronto) Sept. 2002
LIFT Hand-Made Films & Artist Talk (Toronto) May 2002
The No Excuses ($99) Film Festival (Toronto) April 2002

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