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Catacombs of a Smother of Sand

Non-narrative film by Michèle Saint-Michel

  • Michèle Saint-Michel
    Vile Figs, Transmettre, Abyss Welcomes Us, PTSD Suite, Lost Sock Collection, School of Life, Don't Tell Me I'm Beautiful, Return of the Unchartable Soul
  • Project Type:
    Experimental, Short
  • Genres:
    Experimental, Short
  • Runtime:
    3 minutes 19 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    August 12, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    50 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    No Dialogue
  • Shooting Format:
  • Film Color:
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
Director Biography - Michèle Saint-Michel

Michèle Saint-Michel is an experimental filmmaker, intermedia artist, and poet. She grew up in a log cabin near the banks of the Missouri River in America's Heartland. In 2018, she directed her first poetry film, Don't Tell Me I'm Beautiful, that screened widely in the Pacific Northwest and across the US.

Her next poetry film, Lost Sock Collection was named an Official Selection in the Experimental Shorts category at the 2019 Manchester International Film Festival.

Saint-Michel's more recent works include the 2020 collection of experimental documentary shorts exploring symptoms of PTSD-STARTLE RESPONSE film from the collection was an Official Selection at the inaugural Prismatic Ground Film Festival in NYC-and inhale / exhale, a multi-screen installation and appreciation of Anne Charlotte Robertson, was selected to be screened for the Paris-based literary magazine Le Menteur.

Her latest installation film work [[even a stopped clock is right twice a day]] premieres Summer 2021 at the Electric Medway Festival in Southeast England.

Other notable output includes Return of the Unchartable Soul (2019), and poetry film collaborations, including On Shawano Lake (2021), Vile Figs (2021), and The Holes (2021).

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