• Directed By: Elena LaCourt
  • USA / 4 mins
  • Screening: Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 3:00 pm
  • Screens in Shorts IV: Aging Gracefully
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  • Location: Hollywood Theatre

EllieL_StandardLifeStill_6This animated short began as a young woman’s attempt to get to know her deceased grandmother through photographs and her mother’s words. It evolved into an investigation of the ways her grandmother’s struggle with schizophrenia affected her mother’s life, and in turn, her own life. It explores the generational connections between the three women, and what it means to have a ‘standard’ life.




Elena_LaCourt_HeadshotElena LaCourt is a first-time filmmaker from Boston, Massachusetts. She is currently pursuing her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Studio Art at Northeastern University/The School of the Museum of fine Arts.