Original Film Title: The One I Wanted To Be
English Film Title: The One I Wanted To Be
Directors Name: Paula Higa
Writers Name: Paula Higa and Jennifer Karson
Producers: Paula Higa
Country of Origin: United States
Country of Filming: United States
Runtime: 18 minutes 23 secondsFilm Description: This dance film examines the dichotomy between power and impotence, desire and aversion, conflict and congruence in a dominant patriarchal society. Inspired by the feminist poems of Portuguese poet Florbela Espanca, symbols and metaphors throughout the narrative evoke emotions of melancholy, sadness, and a reflection about gender hierarchy. The film hybrids artificial intelligence, visual arts, and dance. This project involved the collaboration of many professionals here in the US, Brazil, and Spain.