15:00 English colour
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B&W colour tinted film transferred and edited on video. Shot
inVancouver, New York and Berlin. Framed is a film about frames,
walking out of frames into new locations. A spoof on dramatic cliches,
the narrator takes a ferry ride to Manhattan and recalls eight vignettes
on love and violence.
Audience Prize1987 Hamburger No Budget Short Film
Framed premiered in Germany and went onto numerous film festivals around the
It was shown frequently in the underground European and American scene and
was part of the 1989 MOMA retrospective of Penelope Buitenhuis shorts
entitled GUNS AND GUERILLAS. It was also part of the Super-8 Moving Image as
Art series that toured Berlin, Vancouver, Montreal, Toronto and Buffalo.
produced, directed edited and shot by Penelope Buitenhuis
Music by Mechanic Kommando
Actors: Vanessa Richards, Maureen Kelleher, Wendy Darling, Michael Davis, Richard
Gagne, Wayne Mazepa, Gillian Hunt and Lysanne Thibodeau