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The Painted Princess

USA, 1994 (MIFF 1995, Animation)

Director: Pooh Gaye

Writing last year for The Village Voice Ellen Cohn described Pooh Kaye adding " paint to her hyperactive interactive cast—animating swirls and strokes of gorgeous gut-grabbing colour with wit and style to turn any mere me-and-my-easel painter green*

A mixture of live dance gestures and language combined with animation gives new meaning to Velazquez's formal court portrait Las Meninas.

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