Join us for a virtual NYWIFT Member Screening of Entanglement, followed by a live Q&A with creative team members from across the globe!
Screen the film: Private Vimeo link any time Thursday, Nov 9 through Monday, Nov 13
Join the Q&A: Monday, November 13 at 5 PM ET
Cost: Free to attend
About the Film
Dir. Lliane Clarke, Kaye Tuckerman, and Otgadahe Whitman-Fox
2022, Documentary, 63 min.
We asked women across the globe what the word Entanglement meant to them. How do we connect? Over 300 women submitted their story. 12 women writers. 12 personal stories. Heroic. Humorous. Powerful. Raw. From across the globe. 12 points of view. 12 performers. All entangled yet all have never met. The film includes leading and emerging actors, and a world premiere film score.
Lliane Clarke (Creator, Co-Producer, Co-Director) is the Artistic Director of Voices of Women. She created and has directed Voices of Women’s storytelling workshops and events since 2018. She directed the feature film Clearway (Corona) in 2020, the award-winning feature film Entanglement in 2021 and the short films Our Mob, Invisibility, The Dress and Sun in My Bones in 2021. In 2022 she was awarded the Carla Zampatti Arts and Culture Medal from Multicultural NSW for the Entanglement program. In 2022-23 Entanglement was shown around the world in film festivals, including at The United Nations Womens Conference in Rwanda. Lliane has also directed live shows Amplify in Wagga, Dubbo and Goulburn in 2022 and Embellishment at Wagga Gallery, Studio 138 Dubbo and at KXT Broadway in Sydney in 2023.
NYWIFT Member Kaye Tuckerman (Co-Producer, Co-Director) is an actor, director and educator. Originally from Sydney, Australia, Kaye is based in New York City, and continues to work throughout the USA, Canada, London, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Asia, South Africa, and Kenya. Kaye was the Creative Producer/Director of The Australian Dance Awards for numerous years, Creative Director for Inglot NYC directing and designing multiple photo shoots, and fashion events, Casting Associate for Disney’s The Lion King (Australia), and Casting Director for Sydney Dance Company. She has directed multiple theater productions throughout Australia and Asia, and most recently has directed the short films: Fragile, Black Canvas, Permission, Still Here, Trumped, Nana’s Room, Coping, The Last Queen, Soul Shaman, Choice, Famousland, On my Shoulder, JOE, Nil by Mouth. Kaye co directed and co produced Entanglement and directed the shorts Trap Musik, On Being Twelve, Now You See Me, Fully Present, Body and Breath, Queen Bessie’s Gal, Isolation in Lockdown. She is a graduate of Australia’s two most prestigious arts institutions: WAAPA – Bachelor of Arts Music Theatre and NIDA – Post Graduate Diploma Directing.
Di Bird (Writer and performer of Invisibility) a proud Australian Gomeroi woman who is a singer/performer, grandmother and storyteller. She is the author of Invisibility a monologue she wrote and performed at the Voices of Women live program in 2021, including at the Dubbo Fringe Festival and Ryde International Womens Day 2021. She also performed the story in the film Entanglement and performed in the KXT Broadway show Embellishment.
Otgadahe Whitman-Fox (Co-Producer, Writer, Director and Performer of We Are Still Here) is Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara from The Fort Berthold reservation in North Dakota and advocates to tell the real storylines for Natives in the film industry. Otgadahe is an actor, director and board member at The New Mexico Women in Film. Otgadahe works in front of and behind the camera as an actress and producer. She has worked with many film festivals in New Mexico and has accompanied The Women in Film & Television International to the Cannes Film Festival in 2018 & 2019.
Victoria Kennedy (Performer, The Dress) is a proud member of the Wongaibon clan of south-west NSW, an actor and health professional. As an actor, she is known for Redfern Now (2012) and Bony (1992). She performed in a theatre production at the Weimar Kunst Festival Germany, and in Close to the Bone at Q Theatre. She is currently a Board member of Mooghalin Performing Arts, and continues to work within the arts community.
Gayle Kennedy (Writer, The Dress) is a member of the Wongaiibon clan of S/W NSW. She was Indigenous Issues Editor/Writer for Streetwize Comics from 1995-1998. Gayle won the Queensland Premier’s David Unaipon Award in 2006 with her book Me, Antman & Fleabag. It was subsequently shortlisted for a Deadly Award, a Victorian Premier’s Award and highly commended in the Kate Challis RAAKA award. Gayle has published 12 books, has stories and poems in anthologies by publishers such as Penguin, Currency Press, Black Inc, Magabala Books, Phoenix International and the Edinburgh Review, Australian Author and more. She has written children plays, a radio play and is dabbling in film and television scripts. She speaks both nationally and internationally on Disability Issues and writing amongst other topics. She is an alumni of Generation Woman and has twice been one of the winners of the Adventures of Women Monologues. Gayle has signed on for a 3rd time as a Peer Reviewer and Industry Expert for the Australia Council and sits on several boards involving the arts. She teaches writing to kids, lectures on advocacy, access and equity, appeared on Compass, The Drum and in the film Slim and I.
Virtual Member Screening
Watch the film on Vimeo and Q&A on Zoom.
Please register to receive links.
NYWIFT programs, screenings and events are supported, in part, by grants from New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Kathy Hochul and the New York State Legislature.