Knives and Skin

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Jennifer Reeder

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2019

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USA

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Feature

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111

mins

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English without subtitles

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This mystical teen noir follows the investigation of a young girl’s disappearance in a small town. In the style of Twin Peaks, the plot reveals new secrets and some unusual coping mechanisms adopted by the locals. This tragic backdrop forces students to experience an accelerated loss of innocence while their parents confront the struggles of adulthood.

DIRECTOR

Jennifer Reeder

Jennifer Reeder constructs personal fiction films about relationships, trauma and coping. Here award-winning narratives are innovative and borrow from a range of forms including after school specials, amateur music videos and magical realism. These films have shown consistently around the world, including the Sundance Film Festival, The Berlin Film Festival, The Rotterdam Film Festival, The London Film Festival, SXSW, The Venice Biennale and The Whitney Biennial. Here the awards include several that have qualified her films for the Oscar nomination.

Jennifer Reeder

Jennifer Reeder constructs personal fiction films about relationships, trauma and coping. Here award-winning narratives are innovative and borrow from a range of forms including after school specials, amateur music videos and magical realism. These films have shown consistently around the world, including the Sundance Film Festival, The Berlin Film Festival, The Rotterdam Film Festival, The London Film Festival, SXSW, The Venice Biennale and The Whitney Biennial. Here the awards include several that have qualified her films for the Oscar nomination.

Screenings

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Thursday 29 October

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21:30

The Cinematheque—Asta

Knives and Skin

This mystical teen noir follows the investigation of a young girl’s disappearance in a small town. In the style of Twin Peaks, the plot reveals new secrets and some unusual coping mechanisms adopted by the locals. This tragic backdrop forces students to experience an accelerated loss of innocence while their parents confront the struggles of adulthood.

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Screenings

Thursday 29 October

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21:30

The Cinematheque—Asta