This animated short by Theodore Ushev depicts the maelstrom of anguish that tormented Arthur Lipsett, a famed Canadian experimental filmmaker who died at the age of 49. His descent into depression and madness is explored through a series of images as well as sounds taken from Lipsett's own work.
Ages 16 to 17
Arts Education - Visual Arts
This short film can be shown in a film class or art class. You can use it to introduce students to the film style known as collage. You may also choose to screen Arthur Lipsett’s original films alongside this short work so students can better grasp the creative process and the notion of inspiration.