... then a small voice said,
Nov. 13, 9:30 pm
to home fictionalises a small town news item of an infanticide. The father
shoots his son, then himself. At some point the mother runs from the house.
We are asked to imagine what it's like to be the woman who ran away. Uneasy
with sensationalized media depictions of family violence, this video focuses
more on what we can expect of each other - how our sense of community
is predicated on assumptions of decency in others and how we are fascinated
and afraid when that expectation is violated. That's why this revolves
around the most basic of obligations - that between parent and child.
The story is retold by the unreliable and conflicted parents while the
narrator and chorus struggle to balance contending desires for vengeance
The key actors were: Philip Anisman, Ryna Schickler, Isaac Morkel, Ben Waitzer Composers: Christine Fellows, Jason Tait Musicians: Bob Eagan, Christine Fellows, Jeremy Strachan, Jason Tait
thanks to everyone and to the chorus and crew
|funded in part by an OAC grant in 2001|