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Peel
Director: Elle Burchill

USA, miniDV, 2004, 3 ½ min
Intimate cravings opened wide. When clichéd fantasy becomes grotesque reality. A woman, a banana, and a secret.
 
About the director:
 
Elle Burchill is a Brooklyn-based video maker. She is inspired by the unexpected and accidental. Her works often explore the fragility of our bodies and circumstances. Her videos have screened at numerous cinemas, galleries and festivals including: Anthology Film Archives, NYC; Lucca Film Festival-Italy; Light Industry, NYC; Bronx Museum of Art; Berkeley Art Museum/Pacific Film Archives; Echo Park Film Center, LA; Academia Di Bella Arti di Brera, Milan; Scope Art Fair NYC; White Box Gallery, NYC; Director's Lounge Berlin; the Chicago Underground Film Festival, Williamsburg Art & Historical Center,  Cesta International Film Festival, Czech Republic. and many others.
 
Her work also appears on the "For Life against the War…again, a Collective Outcry" DVD (Filmmakers' Coop).  Elle Burchill has a BA from the University of Virginia and was born in Pittsburgh, PA.

 

Section: Special Screenings: Avantgarde women programme curated by Jonas Mekas