My Dear Aching Feet | Short Film of the Day

Short Film of the Day May 21, 2022

My Dear Aching Feet

By Blush with 6.9

poetry · Short Films

The video is a montage of different women against the recitation of a poem about a dancer's feet and what it means to be a woman in this world.

Released on the occasion of International Dance Day, it's a reminder of the various ways in which a woman finds herself moving between failure, rejection, condescension and dismissal by society. While the video sews together simple but lovely visuals, it still does not match up to Culture Machine's other productions on gender and related topics. It celebrates dance and women and the manner in which art empowers, but there is nothing extraordinary about the writing or the voiceover that will stay with the viewer.
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