Thursday Dec 19, 2019

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Premiere: “Facing It”

by Sam Gainsborough

Staff Pick Premiere: 'Facing It' by Sam Gainsborough. According to the World Health Organization, 1 in 13 people…
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By Meghan Oretsky
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Staff Pick Premiere: 'Facing It' by Sam Gainsborough. According to the World Health Organization, 1 in 13 people suffer from social anxiety, and today brilliant Staff Pick Premiere -- 'Facing It' from director Sam Gainsborough -- turns this common stress response inside out using visually dynamic claymation design. In the film, we see a young man sitting at a bar contemplating whether to strike up a conversation with a crowd of happily chatting people.

As he reflects on his past, he finds that the apple does not fall far from the tree, and that his self-conscious parents discouraged him from fully expressing himself. Using seamless animation, Gainsborough shines a light on the inner torment of having social anxiety, bringing this common condition the exposure and empathy it deserves. ….

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