Honorable Mention – At Least I Can Cry During Movies (USA)

Title: At Least I Can Cry During Movies 
Runtime: 8 min
Country: USA
Director: Hannah Blake
Placement: Honorable Mention
Competition: March, 2022

Synopsis: This short, autobiographical film explores my relationship with my mother, specifically examining how she shaped my understanding and perception of emotions. “At Least I Can Cry During Movies” is the product of months of deep personal reflection, creative experimentation, and consistent revisions. Through poetic imagery, reenactments, voiceover, and archival footage, the film traces my shifting understanding of emotions from childhood to present.