A personal documentary about retrieving buried memories of childhood incest. The program reaches a positive view as each person talks about the renewed vitality and strength gained from the healing process. Evocative poetic images, music and interview segments create an impression of subconscious memory and dream.
"A brave, courageous program."
"Gently confronts the realities of childhood sexual abuse."
"Its impact echoes well beyond its running time."
Learn about trauma recovery at Gift From Within.
Museum of Modern Art, NYC (1997)
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (1997)
Nantucket Arts Festival (1997)
National Arts Club, New York (1996)
NY Women in Film & Television (1996)
American Psychological Association, NY (1995)
Dallas Museum of Art (1994)
Feminist Therapy Institute, Ithaca, NY (1994)
Image et Nation Festival, Montreal (1994)
Australian Film and Video Festival (1994)
L.A. Film and Video Festival (1994)
"X" Gallery, Nantucket, MA (1994)
Temple University, Philadelphia (1994)
University of Arizona, Tucson (1994)
La Mama La Galleria, NYC (1993)
MacDowell Colony Artist Residency
Experimental Television Center
in conjunction with the
New York State Council on the Arts
Creative Project Grant,
State University of New York