A doctor as well as a filmmaker, Monica Kidd finds signs of hope in an uncertain pandemic universe. With The Storm, she collaborates with animator Duncan Major, employing sparsely elegant imagery to reflect on what it means to bring a baby into a world gripped by a global health crisis.
As a medical student in 2007, I spent a month in the community of Twillingate, on Newfoundland’s northeast coast. This is one version of my time there. Shot in 16 mm B&W.
In 1928, Amelia Earhart wanted to become the first woman to fly across the Atlantic. (As a passenger first; her efforts to become the first female pilot would come late.) On the way, she and the crew of Friendship were grounded for a week in Trepassey, Newfoundland due to bad weather. This is the story of that week, as recounted by Laura Devereaux, who met her as a young girl.