:The Lion’s Mouth Opens

Screening Schedule

17.08, 14:00, DOKU KINO

The Lion’s Mouth Opens

USA, 2013, Colour, 14 min

A courageous young woman takes the boldest step imaginable to confront her risk of having inherited the fatal, incurable Huntington's Disease.

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Lucy Walker is best known for directing documentary features. Her films include Devil's Playground (2002), Blindsight (2006), Waste Land, which won the World Cinema Documentary Audience Award at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival; Countdown to Zero and The Crash Reel. Her shorts include The Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom, which won the Jury Prize in Documentary Short Film at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival. Walker grew up in London, won a Fulbright to attend NYU's Tisch School of the Arts, and has had two films nominated for an Academy Award.
Special Jury Recognition, Aspen Shortsfest 2014. Sundance FF 2014. True/False FF 2014. Sheffield Doc/Fest 2014. Full Frame DFF 2014. Sydney FF 2014. Seattle IFF 2014.

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Screening Schedule

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