Love, Loss, & Longing: A Compilation of Shorts 1996 - 2006

Minda Martin

2006, 47:00 minutes, colour, English


A DVD compilation of the following titles:

Monsoon St., ’77; 2006, 12:36, 16mm
A wildly imaginative tomboy escapes the life created by a distracted mother in an experimental and visually eccentric look at addiction and creativity.

Love, Minda; 2003, 3:30, Super 8
In the form of an email,
Love, Minda details the obsessive mind of a woman who is trying to let go of her attachment to an old lover while maintaining a friendship.

Do You Know; 2002, 14:45, 16mm/Digital Video
An autobiographical travelogue in which the director, her ex-lovers and a Buddhist Clairvoyant recount themes of unrequited love, fear and abandonment, culminating in the subject's self discovery through the urgency to sing.

a little ballad; 1998, 8:00, 16mm Color Film
A personal film that details the differing perspectives of a mother and her daughter who both utilize the radio as a tool for escapism.

Mother’s Heritage; 1996, 11:00, video/super 8
A scrapbook memory video in which a portrait of a mother builds to a devastating revelation.

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