‘Entity / Spéirbhean’
Dancer – Clara Kerr Director- Jo Guthrie Words – Máire Zepf Producer – Aisling McElroy Photography – Macy Stewart Composer – Dafydd Williams
Clothing – Kindred of Ireland
Short Film: ‘Entity / Spéirbhean’
Gearrscannán il-ealaíne ó scríbhneoir Máire Zepf, damhsóir Clara Kerr agus stiúrthóir Jo Guthrie. Radharc úr ar an dearcadh a bhíonn ag mná i leith a gcorp féin ag amanna éagsúla dá saol, chomh maith le ceiliúradh ar an áilleacht os cuimse a bhaineann le neart agus mianach na mban.
I nGaeilge le fotheidil.
‘Entity / Spéirbhean’ is a cross-artform short film, bringing together spoken word, dance and film. The collaboration takes a fresh look at how women inhabit their bodies across the span of their lives and is a celebration of the beauty of female resilience.
In Irish with subtitles.
Máire Zepf has written 12 books for children, from picture books to a YA verse novel.
Winner of the KPMG Children’s Book of the Year, the Réics Carló Award and a White
Raven in 2020, her books appear in 8 languages worldwide. The Co. Down author was the first Children’sWriting Fellow for Northern Ireland, based at the Seamus Heaney Centre forPoetry at QUB (2017-19).
Clara Kerr is a dancer and choreographer from Co Down. She graduated from the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts in 2019 and has choreographed and danced in various productions including Backbone & Turnaround (both Maiden Voyage Dance); Caillte, (Tate Liverpool); An Féileacán agus an Rí (An Culturlann/Ulster folk Museum); and Breathe (Four Corners Festival).
Jo Guthrie is a freelance director and designer. Having previously worked at The Mill, London, her clients now include Nike, Warner Music, and Parlophone. Her films have won a series of awards including the Shortie of the Year, London Surf Film Festival 2019; Judges’ Award, TVE Global Sustainability Film Awards 2019 and Official Selection, Oceanic Global Short Film Festival 2020.