The Dust Bowl
Lisa Jackson | CANADA | 2016 | 4 MIN | Experimental
Friday 21 October 2016 | 2:30 PM
TIFF Bell Lightbox, Cinema 2
Exploring the devastation of the 1930s, Lisa Jackson shapes amateur-shot archival film from a South Dakota town and audio interviews of residents who lived through the Great Depression to craft a moving and powerful allegory of contemporary financial corruption.
Lisa Jackson’s genre-blending films span documentary and fiction and include current affairs, animation and a musical. They’ve appeared on most networks in Canada, screened at major festivals internationally and garnered numerous awards, including a 2010 Genie for Best Short Film. Playback Magazine named her one of 10 to Watch in 2012.