© 2015 Abigail Severance

BONE WISH

experimental fiction | 4 min | 2000 | color, optically-printed 16mm

A meditative fable about the desire to know the beloved so completely that she is eclipsed, leaving only the tangible parts that do not equal their ephemeral sum.
 

 

 

Planet Out Short Movie Awards 2001

"A wistful and sexy one-night stand with an osteo-erotic twist."

Jenni Olson, PlanetOut.com​​

 

BANNED IN MICHIGAN  |  ANN ARBOR FILM FESTIVAL CENSORSHIP CONTROVERSY

In 2003, the State of Michigan listed Bone Wish as one of 22 "pornographic" films programmed at the Ann Arbor Film Festival, causing the Festival to lose its state arts funding. [more on funding controversy]

SCREENINGS
Los Angeles Film Festival
Ann Arbor Film Festival
Women in the Director’s Chair
Sao Paolo Intl Festival of Short Films
London Lesbian & Gay Film Festival
San Francisco International Lesbian & Gay Film Festival
New Festival, New York 201
Outfest, Los Angeles
Image & Nation, Montreal
Austin Lesbian & Gay Film Festival
Berlin Lesbian Film Festival
Mix Experimental, New York & Sao Paolo



 

CAST/CREW
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over > Lisa Goldfaden
beloved > Brynn Horrocks
writer/director/editor > Abigail Severance
cinematography > Julia Inez Gandelsonas
sound design + mix > Sheri Ozeki