Latvian-born artist and filmmaker Signe Baumane tells five fantastical tales based on the courageous women in her family and their battles with madness
Signe Baumane
Signe Baumane
NR 1 hour, 28 minutes

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Rocks In My Pockets

by Signe Baumane

Latvian-born artist and filmmaker Signe Baumane tells five fantastical tales based on the courageous women in her family and their battles with madness

Synopsis

Animator Signe Baumane will appear at ROCKS IN MY POCKETS opening night screening for a Q&A with the audience.

In the new animated gem Rocks in My Pockets, Latvian-born artist and filmmaker Signe Baumane tells five fantastical tales based on the courageous women in her family and their battles with madness. With boundless imagination and a twisted sense of humor, she has created daring stories of art, romance, marriage, nature, business, and Eastern European upheaval-all in the fight for her own sanity. Employing a unique, beautifully textured combination of papier-mâché stop-motion and classic hand-drawn animation (with inspiration from Jan Svankmajer and Bill Plympton), Baumane has produced a poignant and often hilarious tale of mystery, mental health, redemption and survival. © Zeitgeist

Rocks In My Pockets is a story of mystery and redemption. The film is based on true events involving the women of my family, including myself, and our battles with madness. It raises questions of how much family genetics determine who we are and if it is possible to outsmart ones own DNA. The film is packed with visual metaphors, surreal images and my twisted sense of humor. It is an animated tale full of art, women, strange daring stories, Latvian accents, history, nature, adventure and more.—Signe Baumane


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With

Signe Baumane

Director

Signe Baumane

Run time

1 hour, 28 minutes

Released

September 3, 2014

Distributed by

Zeitgeist

Country

USA

Showing

Jan 23 through Jan 29

Showtimes for the upcoming week are published on Tuesdays. Please check back for additional times as they are added.

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Many of the films shown at The Ross are not rated due to the prohibitive cost of acquiring a rating from the Motion Picture Association of America. Consequently, as many of these films contain graphic content, viewer discretion is advised.

Reviews

Nicolas Rapold New York Times
Alissa Simon Variety
Ban Sachs Chicago Reader

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