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Scission

A poignant look back at the isolation felt during the COVID-19 pandemic.
3/5

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Paige Sparks’ experimental documentary film is a poignant and thought-provoking take on the isolation and challenges faced by older generations during the COVID-19 pandemic. Written and narrated by Ilana Fogelson, the film delves into the anxieties and loneliness felt by an aging woman who has limited social interaction and no family members around her. The film captures the stark and eerily lifeless nature of the COVID-19 pandemic through still visual depictions of the lifeless environment, creating a somber tone throughout the film.

The simplicity of the woman’s four walls becomes a focal point of the film as the woman talks through her experiences and challenges during the pandemic, making it relatable for many who have experienced the same feelings of isolation and loneliness during this unprecedented time. The cinematography is stunning, and the sound and editing have been meticulously put together to add depth to the narrative.

Overall, Paige Sparks’ 3-minute experimental documentary film is a powerful and important contribution, providing an introspective look at an aspect of the pandemic that had major impacts on the community. The highlight of the film is the human-centric representation of the pandemic, which makes it relatable and emotionally evocative for a broad audience. The film’s poetic narration combined with strong visuals creates a thought-provoking piece, leaving a lasting impression on the viewer.

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Scission

A poignant look back at the isolation felt during the COVID-19 pandemic.
3/5

Review

Paige Sparks’ experimental documentary film is a poignant and thought-provoking take on the isolation and challenges faced by older generations during the COVID-19 pandemic. Written and narrated by Ilana Fogelson, the film delves into the anxieties and loneliness felt by an aging woman who has limited social interaction and no family members around her. The film captures the stark and eerily lifeless nature of the COVID-19 pandemic through still visual depictions of the lifeless environment, creating a somber tone throughout the film.

The simplicity of the woman’s four walls becomes a focal point of the film as the woman talks through her experiences and challenges during the pandemic, making it relatable for many who have experienced the same feelings of isolation and loneliness during this unprecedented time. The cinematography is stunning, and the sound and editing have been meticulously put together to add depth to the narrative.

Overall, Paige Sparks’ 3-minute experimental documentary film is a powerful and important contribution, providing an introspective look at an aspect of the pandemic that had major impacts on the community. The highlight of the film is the human-centric representation of the pandemic, which makes it relatable and emotionally evocative for a broad audience. The film’s poetic narration combined with strong visuals creates a thought-provoking piece, leaving a lasting impression on the viewer.

Scission Short Film

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