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SpOtlightOn: Feeling

Posted on : 26-01-2011 | By : dbiff | In : Dawn Breakers News

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Feeling, created by an animation student Ali Orokzai, is about a mother bird and her range of emotions during the transformations and stages of life of her children. This film is very colorful and the music symbolizes each stage and emotion of the mother bird. It exemplifies the stages life and detachment. It shows the mother bird raising her children and going though “empty-nest-syndrome”. Overall, this film is very symbolic and showcases the triumphs and tribulations of motherhood.

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SpOtlightOn: Plastic and Glass

Posted on : 19-01-2011 | By : dbiff | In : Dawn Breakers News

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Plastic and Glass, by Teesa Joosse, is a film documenting the process of separating and recycling the waste from what we consume. It shows how tedious the process is and how much of a routine people live in. This film is accompanied by a song made by the steady rythmic sounds of the recycling center and the workers’ singing about their work. Plastic and Glass opens your eyes to how much we consume and the byproducts of those products. Overall, this film has positive a feel while still portraying its message: we waste too much.

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SpOtlightOn: The Invigilator

Posted on : 13-01-2011 | By : dbiff | In : Dawn Breakers News

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The Invigilator, by Manesh Nesaratnam, is about a hopeful Malaysian teacher in training and her struggles with teaching. She gets so frustrated with her uncooperative students that she decides to quit. A senior male teacher sees this and shows her some secrets in hopes that she changes her mind. This film has great shots and the actors did a superb job. Overall, it brings a sense of hope in some people who are working within the educations system to make it a better place.

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