Based on Nick LeDonne's personal struggle with depression and suicidal thoughts, personified by a dark luring fog and a loving mother, after a near-attempted suicide in November 2014.
An Echo Of Oceans
Kora Vanderlip - 19 Canada
Drowning in the depths, a man sinks in the crushing blue of the ocean. The broken pieces of his psyche lie shattered in his inner world, but though the darkness is surrounding, there is still light to be found somewhere, somehow.
After her birth into Cyberspace, Repetra starts to grow within her absurd reality, not knowing where she came from or who to be. Sensing her purpose, she sets out to bear the child of her love with the Internet in order to transcend the binary system.
Up is down, and inside turns out: who are these men that embody and fuel our collective existential upheaval? This experimental work intermixes original cinematography and archival film along with contemporary found footage.
Set in an Irish psychiatric hospital in the 1940's, Eva, a young girl pushed to the brink of madness, lets us step into her world and experience the anxieties, hallucinations, and depressions of her everyday life.