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Birthmark

A film about the marks we are born with and the marks we imagine for ourselves.
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Overview

Genre
Personal Doc, Human Interest, Social Issues, Culture, and Anthropology
Synopsis

Inspired by a flashback about his birthmark, filmmaker Lester Alfonso is convinced that making a film will help confront a distant trauma rooted in cultural superstition. A wry, sensitive, and candidly confessional exercise in creative anthropology; by soliciting fellow mark-bearers to add their testimonies to his own, Lester documents his journey to find peace and forgiveness, and to quiet the voice in his head.

Stage
finished
Running time
77 minutes

Credits

Production Details

Prod. Co.
L.A. Productions
Country
Canada
Years of Production
2010 - 2018

Distribution Details

Release year
2018
Festivals
ReFrame Film Festival, Toronto Global Community Film Festival

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