How the Light Gets In

Documentary | 2013 | 10:36

Director and Producer Siobhán Costigan
Cinematographer Michael Steel
Editor Danielle Boesenberg
Music Steve Francis

A portrait of artist and mother Susie Dureau, who uses painting as a way of processing significant events in her life.

Audience Choice Award for Best Documentary,
WOW (World of Women) Film Festival, Australia 2014
Crystal Heart Award for Best Documentary,
Heartland Film Festival, US 2013
*Academy Award®-qualifying

Best Documentary, St Kilda Film Festival, Australia 2013
*Academy Award®-qualifying

Official Selection
WOW (World of Women) Film Festival National Touring Program, Australia 2015
Rocky Mountain Women’s Film Festival, US 2014
Reykjavik Shorts&Docs Festival (‘Women In Focus’), Iceland 2014
Heart of Gold International Film Festival, Australia 2013

Short Film Markets
Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival, France 2014
Palm Springs International Short Film Festival, US 2013

Television and Online Screenings
SBS TV and SBS On Demand, Australia 2015-2017

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