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How to Be Alone

Intimate video work, glowing with fresh autumn light and hand-drawn illustrations bring a poem by Tanya Davis to life. “How to Be Alone” is a gently stark lens on the societal views and self-reflections of being alone. Andrea Dorfman is a filmmaker and artist living in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Andrea has made numerous short films; two feature films, Parsley Days and Love That Boy; a documentary, Sluts; and the animated short, Flawed. Tanya Davis is a poet/singer/songwriter living in Halifax, Nova Scotia. She performs her own poem, “How to Be Alone,” in this short.