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Mid Air

UK, 1987 (MIFF 1988, Fiction)

Director: Vera Neubauer

"Women, like the witches of old, learn to fly and use magical powers With these new-found powers, they try to inflict "female" suffering onto men This new understanding is seen as a vision, if not a key to the possibility of a different world " - Vera Ncubauer

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Don't Be Afraid

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Wheel of Life

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The Lady of the Lake

UK, 1995
Narrated by a child this film tells of the legend of a mermaid who falls in love with a man. The deceptive fairytale aspect of the film however is boldly undercut both by the vibrant and by the conte… More »

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