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The visual language of blindness (Ryerson Today)

28 Jul 2017 / 0 Comments / in Reviews & Interviews

The visual language of blindness Blind filmmaker finds new ways of seeing By Will Sloan July 28, 2017 Maria Teresa Larrain had a long career as a filmmaker and activist before she lost her sight, but the dimming of her vision was not the end of her creative life. Shadow Girl, the Chilean-Canadian filmmaker’s first-person documentary, […]

Interview with Maria Teresa Larrain in The Globe and Mail in Toronto – Shadow Girl currently being screened at CBC’s Documentary Channel

09 Jun 2017 / 0 Comments / in Reviews & Interviews

MARIA TERESA LARRAIN, A DIRECTOR IN THE LAND OF THE BLIND  Larrain has become a paradoxical artist, a blind filmmaker committed to creating images she can no longer see. Article by Kate Taylor It was a blind street vendor in Santiago who first told filmmaker Maria Teresa Larrain that her next project would be autobiographical. […]

Shadow Girl in CNN Chile: Journalist Mónica Rincón interviews the director in program Inclusive Awareness

26 Aug 2016 / 0 Comments / in Reviews & Interviews

“In a new chapter of Inclusive Awareness we will talk with film director, María Teresa Larraín, about the premise of Shadow Girl, a documentary which narrates the process of the loss of sight.” CNN Chile  

The Blind Gaze of María Teresa Larraín – by Carlos Correa, film critic

24 Aug 2016 / 0 Comments / in Reviews & Interviews

Shadow Girl by film critic Carlos Correa “This moving documentary by María Teresa Larraín depicts her own story. A hard road, a deep journey towards vision loss and a feared blindness which gradually dims shapes and colours, substantially transforming her life. As she becomes blind, she lets us into her inner world…” Source: Signis Chile

Shadow Girl visits Barcelona – Commentary by Dani Jariod, documentarian and programmer at DocsBarcelona

07 Jun 2016 / 0 Comments / in Reviews & Interviews

“Two weeks ago, as moderator of the International Film Festival DocsBarcelona, I had both the pleasure and the privilege of accompanying María Teresa Larraín to the first public screenings of her wonderful film Shadow Girl. As a member of the Programing Committee, which selected the works for the Official Section of the Festival, I had […]