by Tova Beck-Friedman
Based on a poem by Natalie H. Rogers, the film interweaves voice, animation and music to lay bare the essence of a woman’s vanishing youth; her aging process is irrevocable revealing a deeply fragile and touching reality.
Tova Beck-Friedman is an artist, filmmaker, curator and writer. Her work have been shown internationally in festivals, museums, galleries and on television. AT THE ALTAR OF HER MEMORIES was broadcast on Israeli Television and A PORTRAIT OF THE ARTIST AS AN OLD(ER) WOMAN on PBS stations. The film DON’T ASK won first prize on Reel/13 and was broadcast on NY Thirteen/WNET.
Beck-Friedman is the founder and creative director of The Pythians and the curator of the on-going series of Short Experimental Documentaries, screening at the Anthology Film Archive, NYC.