Her Mother’s Daughter (2010)
6 min 30 sec
Written and Directed by Oonagh Kearney
Choreographed by Cindy Cummings
Produced by Rachel Lysaght & Steven Davenport
An Older Woman stands by a window in an empty house. Her daughters have flown the nest. As she waits for them to call, their memory is brought back to life. A short dance film exploring the relationship between mothers, daughters, memory and imagination.
Funded by RTE and the Arts Council as part of the RTE Dance On The Box Scheme which is administered by Filmbase. The film has screened at Helsinki’s Loikka Dance Film Festival, the Corona Fastnet Film Festival in Cork (Best Cinematography, Best Experimental/Dance Film), Dance On Camera Festival in New York and London’s Underwire Festival. It was also selected as one of thirteen films shortlisted from an entry of almost 1,000 for the Aesthetica Magazine Short Film Competition.