In this film, Myriam Jacob-Allard explores a story which, because of its persistence, is part of the family lore. This story, told countless times by her grandmother, is an implausible tale of the time when she was a child and a hurricane worthy of The Wizard of Oz picked her up and sent her flying.
Canada, 2019, 5, Direction: Myriam Jacob-Allard, Production: Myriam Jacob-Allard.
Myriam Jacob-Allard is an interdisciplinary artist who works with video, performance, craft and installation. Drawing on collected testimonials and stories as well as on country-western iconography, songs and myths, Myriam Jacob-Allard’s work reflects on matrilineal transmission, memory and forgetfulness.