Silent swing

Silent Swing exposes the wounds inflicted on the bodies and minds of childrens’ innocence, through a fragmented lens both visible and invisible, moving from an image of beauty to one of ugliness, masked in an appearance of perceived patriarchal normality.

  • Line Beaumier
    Writer
    Forgotten, Le Manifeste
  • Line Beaumier
    Director
    Forgotten, Le Manifeste
  • Line Beaumier
    Producer
    Forgotten, Le Manifeste
  • Olivier Maurais
    Key Cast
    "Man"
  • Eleonore Maurais
    Key Cast
    "Little Girl"
  • Alain Gendreau
    Voice
  • Leonard Jodoin
    Voice
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Experimental, Short
  • Runtime:
    1 minute 16 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    July 1, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    250 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Canada
  • Country of Filming:
    Canada
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Cine Fem 2021
    Punta Del Este
    Uruguay
    October 27, 2021
    South America
    Official selection
  • Oregon Documentary Film Festival
    Oregon
    United States
    January 22, 2022
    Official Selection
  • Aiyan Film Awards
    Tamil Nadu
    India
    November 18, 2021
    Asia Premiere
    Official Selection
  • sustainable-stories.org film fest
    Houston, Texas
    United States
    November 17, 2021
    North American Premiere
  • Luleå International Film Festival Luleå
    Norrbotten
    Sweden
    December 7, 2021
    Semi-Finalist
  • Filmmakers United International Film Festival (FUIFF)
    England
    United Kingdom
    December 6, 2021
    Premiere United Kingdom
    Honorable mention
Director Biography - Line Beaumier

Born in Montreal, Line Beaumier graduated at UQAM in Media Arts. She explored various mediums including photography and painting, but film remains her favorite form of expression. dedicating her art to both visible and invisible body injuries, she a produced hers first short film, " Le Manifeste", on a subject still taboo nowadays, the incest. The film was presented at the "Montreal International Women's Festival 2005. In 2014 she produced "Forgotten" is a reminder of the lesbian community history. This short film recalls what many women have experiences from confinement, to punitive rape, murder, and what they are still suffering today in some countries where the abuse continues under the ground that they are lesbians. In 2021 she produced SilentSwing.

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