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Lost in Living - film screenings and discussion 30/31st March
Lost in Living is a documentary film by Mary Trunk, which follows the lives of four mothers as they navigate and reflect on the challenges of balancing their creative life with their motherhood.
There will be two screenings, each followed by an informal discussion between audiences and artist’s Sam Rose and Tracey Kershaw (co-curators of Artist as Mother as Artist, and coordinators of Artist as Mother As Artist Forum).
Screening 1: Thursday 30th March (6 - 7.30pm) - quiet screening at The Lace Market Gallery, followed by an informal discussion at The Broadway, 14 - 18 Broad Street, Nottingham, England, NG1 3AL.
Screening 2: Friday 31st (12 midday - 1.30/2pm) - child friendly screening at The Lace Market Gallery, followed by an informal discussion in the gallery.
Please bring a floor cushion or something comfortable to sit on, and feel free to bring your own lunch or supper. Light refreshments provided – suggested donation £2.
ABOUT THE FILM
Behind the domestic curtain of motherhood, where the creative impulse can flourish or languish, are four women determined to make a go of it. Filmed over seven years, Lost In Living, confronts the contradictions inherent in personal ambition and self-sacrifice, female friendship and mental isolation, big projects and dirty dishes. The complex realities of family life unfold in this documentary film about the messy intersection of motherhood and artistic expression.