From the director: A series of 4 short films based on poems. 3 live-action and 1 animated film use poetry to tell intimate stories of women from myth and fairy tale. Demeter, Persephone, a sister of swans, and dancing princesses come to life, their tales rooted in magic, legend, and loss.
View the trailer below, and learn more about the film here.
The creator of Tell Your Children is a poet, actress, vocalist, and 3rd generation Northwest native. Her poetry has recently appeared in the anthologies "Sarasvati Takes Pegasus as Her Mount" and "In Tahoma’s Shadow." As an actress, Emilie is perhaps best known as Wren, a bardic graduate student on the trail of her epic in 3 seasons of the fantasy comedy JourneyQuest. Emilie has also appeared in many other short films, commercial campaigns, stage productions, playwrights' festivals, and as a voice actor in video games. In addition to writing the 4 poems in TYC, Emilie is the Executive Producer and directed 1 short, appeared in 2 shorts, and provided voice-over for the entire project. www.emilierommelshimkus.com.