lessons in cage decoration

FEBRUARY 21, 2023
USA | 3 minutes | 2022

Experimental short film directed by Kimberly Te
Starring Juliette Lin

lessons in cage decoration

An experimental short film depicting a woman entrapped in her surroundings.

Director’s Statement

“Taught from their infancy that beauty is woman’s sceptre, the mind shapes itself to the body, and roaming round its gilt cage, only seeks to adorn its prison.” – Mary Wollstonecraft

lessons in cage decoration engages with a blend of classic and modern feminine aesthetics to depict a woman progressively becoming more entrapped in her surroundings.

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Director, Writer: Kimberly Te
Cinematographer: Christina Perez
Composer: Yiping “Holly” Wang
Hair and Makeup: Ashley Rosario
BTS Photographer: Elizabeth Spear

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