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Economical yet expansive, and largely wordless, The Plastic House takes place inside and around a dilapidated greenhouse that belongs to filmmaker Allison Chhorn’s Cambodian family; in this quiet environment, she oversees inspiring regrowth despite the sometimes harsh natural elements. Screening with Laida Lertxundi’s embodied meditation on women’s everyday experiences and the indeterminacy of the self, and Shun Ikezoe’s textured, black-and-white Super 8mm recollection of the life—as it was, and as it could have been—of his grandmother.
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