Emily Esperanza: Wretched Woman
@ Chicago Filmmakers
5720 N Ridge Ave, Chicago, IL 60660
Opening Saturday, June 30th, from 8PM - 10PM
Emily Esperanza – Wretched Woman
With Filmmaker Emily Esperanza in Person
Emily Esperanza’s Wretched Woman is a collection of short films and videos that utilize duration and soundscape to explore gendered spaces, female sexuality/sensuality, and archetype through a series of atmospheric tableaux.
The program includes:
Maiden (2017, 13 min)
A meditation on the maiden archetype through a landscape of sound, light, and shadow.
Hail Mary (2017, 16 min)
A “moving painting”, an exercise in holding space.
Massillon (2016, 2 min)
Analog ruminations in a haunted house.
Severance (2016, 5 min)
A video ritual in the desert.
NECESSITY/LUXURY (2016, 13 min)
A study of time, repetition, and intention set in a liminal southwestern motel room.
GLORY/INFERNO (2015, 23 min)
A murder mystery, in two parts.
All Digital Projection.
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