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Lidi Mama Tells Tales - BSFF 2017 Official Selection

Marianna Vas_portrait

Marianna Vas

Born in Hungary, Marianna Vas has received a Master’s degree in Cinema, Television and Multimedia Production (DAMS) from the University of Bologna. Graduated from DocNomads International Joint Master’s in documentary film directing in 2016.

I remember my grandmother’s stories, who was a nurse at the mental ward of a small town hospital in Hungary. Stories about mentally ill women, who had lost contact with reality and live their lives locked up. And yet, the delusions of these women broaden the blunt everyday village life, and transform it into something enchanting. I would like to listen to these well-known stories over and over again, but as time passes, this becomes impossible.