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photo Between the Lines
By Sophia Constantinou

A visually lyrical, experimental documentary about women who cut themselves, this film explores the gray areas in women's relationships to their bodies in the context of deliberately self-inflicted injury. The women in Between the Lines negotiate the fine line between self-destructive behavior and self-preserving coping mechanisms.

21 minutes
© 1997
Purchase $149 DVD
Order No. QA-263
ISBN (DVD) 1-57295-889-8

Reviews
"Commonly the focus is 'on the lines,' on the wounds. Yet what is most important is what exists 'between the lines': the actual person. This is a crucial work, that transcends the limits which usually constrain the exploration of the topic of self-injury." Ruta Mazelis, The Cutting Edge

"Women talk about their own scarification experiences, a self-mutilating practice which they use as a means of enduring intense psychic pain. Its origin, we learn in this film, can be traced to sexual abuse in 98% of the cases. Between the Lines gives us a personal and pertinent insight into a complex psychological problem." Visions du Reel, Nyon Documentary Film Festival

Awards & Conference Screenings
Golden Spire, San Francisco International Film Festival
Director's Choice, Black Maria Film Festival
American Psychological Association
American Psychiatric Association
Western Psychological Association
New York EXPO of Short Film & Video
Bronze Award, Worldfest Flagstaff
Bronze, National Educational Media Network

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