Damsel: A Film by Jenna Jo Pawlicki

Jenna Jo Pawlicki is a video and theatre artist surviving in Chicago. While studying theatre at Michigan State, she stumbled upon the medium of film which miraculously combined her passions of visual art, dance, and devised performance. She never looked back and continues to pull inspiration from the physical performance world, working to make video art that is visceral, vulnerable, and fearless. Her dream is to never stop creating and to be able to share her work with you.

'Damel' deconstructs the text of the 1899 literary novel 'The Awakening' by Kate Chopin. In doing so it explores a tumultuous psychology; pulling the novel's themes of identity and womanhood into the present day through vocal and visual storytelling.

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