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VOICE, a performance art movie

As bipolar Psyche Lyssa Echo Smith enters therapy so her estranged husband will come back home, her psychoses begin traveling in outer space. By award-winning African-American filmmaker Sylvia Toy. Selected for TIME is Love Screening 10 (2017), HearteartH, Berlin (2016), International Video Art Exchange Program, Marrakech (2016) and Chemcraft Exhibit, CM Projects, London (2015

  • Sylvia Toy St. Louis
    Indigo Lady, Passages a Myth, The Blue Lady
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  • Sylvia Toy St. Louis
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Experimental, Feature, Web / New Media
  • Genres:
    Art House, fantasy, sci fi, horror, comedy
  • Runtime:
    2 hours 40 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    June 1, 2016
  • Production Budget:
    2,500 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • Hong Kong Arthouse Film Festival

    Hong Kong
    Official Selection
Director Biography - Sylvia Toy St. Louis

Actor/experimental filmmaker/performance artist. BA in Art & English. Studied videography & editing under professionals via tutoring & on-the-job commercial experience. Internationally exhibiting video art since 2008. Professional theatre artist 1990-2010. Professionally represented sculptor & painter 1985-2010. I sell performance art movies on Amazon & Vimeo; however, most of my approximately 500 movies can be viewed for free somewhere online. I blog about art and artist self-promotion as well as mental health on

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