AMERICAN MIRROR: INTIMATIONS OF IMMORTALITY

AMERICAN MIRROR: INTIMATIONS OF IMMORTALITY

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This film subtlety focuses on a social issue that has global reach: how we perceive and judge ourselves and the others in a world dominated by social media.

On our Instagram or Facebook pages, we show only the best part of ourselves, the "beautiful" part of our lives. We hide in this fake. We are so immersed in the process of creating our ideal virtual personality that we forget about real life. We forget the simple truth that beauty is inside.

Oscar-winning screen icon Susan Sarandon and Armenian painter Tigran Tsitoghdzyan discuss how the apparently in conflict values of beauty and aging are perceived in our modern society dominated by social media, as he limns her portrait during a timeless sitting session in his atelier in New York City. With this film the director sets in motion his theory on poetics of cinematic art, by creating the sense memories of an artist in a non-linear, challenging story-telling scheme.