Genevieve

A hairdresser struggles to maintain social decorum while navigating the mountainous terrain of her client's boil-covered head. She is ultimately betrayed by the animal instincts of her spider-like fingers.

  • Natasha Cantwell
    Director
  • Genevieve Brott
    Key Cast
  • Felise Morales
    Key Cast
  • Maria Lindström
    Composer
  • Anna Rubinsztein
    Composer
  • Project Type:
    Experimental, Short
  • Runtime:
    1 minute
  • Completion Date:
    January 4, 2018
  • Country of Origin:
    New Zealand
  • Country of Filming:
    Australia
  • Language:
    English, No Dialogue
  • Shooting Format:
    16mm
  • Aspect Ratio:
    4:3
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • The Ostranenie Theatre
    Farnham
    United Kingdom
    May 24, 2022
  • Moinho Cine Fest
    Custóias, Leça do Balio e Guifões
    Portugal
    April 2, 2021
  • Penthimeron of Greek & International Cinema
    Athens
    Greece
    November 12, 2019
  • Diametrale - Experimental Film Festival
    Innsbruck
    Austria
    April 11, 2019
  • Glory Hole 003
    Paris
    France
    February 23, 2019
  • Trashxploitation Festival
    Paris
    France
    October 18, 2018
  • Portobello Film Festival
    London
    United Kingdom
    September 13, 2018
  • P'Silo Videotheque
    Marseille
    France
    July 3, 2018
  • Winnipeg Underground Film Festival
    Winnipeg
    Canada
    June 1, 2018
  • European Media Art Festival
    Osnabrück
    Germany
    April 21, 2018
Director Biography - Natasha Cantwell

Spanning music video, fashion photography and art projects, Natasha Cantwell’s work openly embraces awkwardness while drawing from the absurdity of human behaviour. Her 16mm experimental films have screened at festivals and exhibitions worldwide, including Experiments In Cinema in the U.S. and the European Media Art Festival and Stuttgart Filmwinter Festival For Expanded Media in Germany.

Holding a Bachelor of Graphic Design and a Postgraduate Diploma in Art and Design from the Auckland University of Technology, Cantwell has guest lectured at Unitec and the Manukau Institute of Technology in Auckland, New Zealand. She has also presented at Semi Permanent Design Conference in Sydney, Australia as the senior photographer for Frankie Magazine.

Alongside her art practice, she produces and curates for festivals and galleries, including the Auckland Underground Film Festival, Channels: The Australian Video Art Festival and the Victorian Archives Centre Gallery. She is currently based in Melbourne, Australia.

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