Mary & myself / National Film Board of Canada presents ; written, directed and animated by Sam Decoste ; producer, Annette Clarke.

Mary & Myself is a story within a story, a meta-narrative about two Chinese Canadian women making their theatrical debut playing comfort women in The Vagina Monologues. Fusing activism and performance, this short animated documentary honours the thousands of girls and women from Korea, China, Ja...

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Corporate Author: National Film Board of Canada
Other Authors: Decoste, Sam (Screenwriter, Animator), Thompson, Jia Tsu (Narrator)
Format: Video
Language:English
Published: [Montréal, Québec] : [Distributed by] National Film Board of Canada, [2015]
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Summary:Mary & Myself is a story within a story, a meta-narrative about two Chinese Canadian women making their theatrical debut playing comfort women in The Vagina Monologues. Fusing activism and performance, this short animated documentary honours the thousands of girls and women from Korea, China, Japan and the Philippines who were forced into sexual slavery by providing comfort to soldiers in the Imperial Japanese military during the 1930s and 40s.
Item Description:Title from title frames.
Originally produced by: National Film Board of Canada, c2013; previously released in 2014.
Physical Description:1 streaming video file (7 min.)
Production Credits:Original music and sound design, Judith Gruber-Stitzer ; dialogue editors, Tristan Capacchione, Tom Elliot.
Participant or Performer:Narration, Jia Tsu Thompson.