• Space Clouds

    Directed by Tally Abecassis
    Canada | 9 minutes |

How do you keep someone's memory alive after they die? A mother and son try to figure it out together, taking a circuitous journey through archival photos, collage, and uneaten avocado.

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film details

Director: Tally Abecassis
Producers: Tally Abecassis, Gabriel Poirier-Galarneau
Screenwriter: Tally Abecassis
Cinematographers: Claudine Sauve
Editor: Tally Abecassis
Music: Jonathan Hirsch, The Champagne's Electric, Johnny Ripper
Cast: Jack Mizraki, Adam Mizraki
Country: Canada
Language: English
Year: 2019
Running Time: 9 minutes
Contact Email: tallyabecassis@gmail.com

director biography

Tally Abecassis is a Montreal-based documentary filmmaker and podcast producer. She has made documentary films that have played at festivals like SXSW, Hot Docs, and Full Frame. She has worked on TV series and webdocs and has won both a Gemini and an RTDNA award for her work. She is the host and creator of First Day Back, a critically-acclaimed podcast about people coming back from a life-changing event, produced with EW Scripps and Stitcher. Season 3 of the show was released in January 2019. The show has been profiled in the New Yorker and put on Vulture’s list of Best Podcasts of the Year. Tally was the founder and host of the long-running live storytelling series This Really Happened that ran sold-out shows across Canada. She has been a contributor at the Huffington Post and has taught storytelling and documentary workshops for the Quebec Writer’s Federation, the INTFE Festival in Italy, and Dawson College. She is the author, with photographer Claudine Sauvé of Barbershops, a coffee table book about the disappearing temples of manhood.

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