Audience award: 25. Ji.hlava IDFF // Short Joy

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A Bloody Taboo

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Year
2021
Country
  • Japan
  • Austria
Runtime
15min
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SHORT JOY // Despite forming a natural part of the life of half the world’s population, menstruation is still a taboo in many countries. The film “Bloody Taboo” shows just how stigmatized it is in Japan. The intimate confessions of a large sample of women reveal that the unwillingness of the patriarchal society to lead an open dialogue about the monthly bleeding is just a symptom of a bigger problem that is gender discrimination.

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  • Original Title
    A Bloody Taboo
  • Direction
  • Cinematography
    Sybilla Patrizia
  • Editing
    Sybilla Patrizia
  • Runtime
    15 min (1-15 min.)
  • Year
    2021
  • Country
    • Japan
    • Austria
  • Format
    • Colour

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