The Flowering

The Flowering

Super 8mm film and analog video, 4:25 minutes, 2017

A man finds a mysterious woman weeping near a tree. He approaches her and they fall in love. But she runs away and a headless creature comes out of his mouth.

Film by Usama Alshaibi
Starring Madeleine Ours & Daniel Peaslee
Puppeteer and flower creature by Aimee Mayumi
Human creature by Emily Bayless
Music written and composed by Micah Bezold
Camera, Edit and Sound Design by Usama Alshaibi

Screenings:
Premiered at the 25th Chicago Underground Film Festival, 2018
HIDDEN VISIONS: Snapshots of Contemporary Independent Cinema, Spectacle Theatre in Brooklyn, New York, November, 2019

Pre-production sketches and collage for The Flowering.