Prométhée au féminin

Short Forum

This radical visual adaptation and re-imagining of the Greek myth recasts Prometheus as a woman and crafts a poem about resilience, the reclamation of the natural order, and of feminine power inside the patriarchy.

Screens in program VIFF Short Forum: Programme 6

World premiere
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Marie Farsi

Marie Farsi
Screenwriter Marie Farsi
Cinematographer Marie Farsi
Animation Marie Farsi
Music Antoine Bédard
Art Director Marie Farsi
Contact Marie Farsi
Canada 2020 7 min. In French


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After exploding onto the Toronto theatre scene with her award-winning musical Ghost Quartet and having directed for some of the most innovative companies from across Canada, Marie Farsi has made a name for herself as a star on the rise. Marie has embraced the new opportunities presented in film with her animated short Prometheus and the filmed concert version of Ghost Quartet (2020).