Motherhood on Trial

Lynn Estomin. 1996. United States of America. vo English. 26’


Motherhood on Trial looks at public reaction to the case of Susan Smith/ the young mother who confessed to drowning her two sons in a South Carolina lake after claiming they were abducted by a black man. The documentary combines multiple layers of audio and video to create a complex tapestry of sound and image that emphasizes the complexity of the issues and explores how the background/ experiences and agenda of each character influences his or her telling of the story.

4 Mostra de Vídeo Independent de Barcelona 1997 & Fenòmens interactius