Girls will be Girls is an experimental documentary film, combining archival footage from East Anglian Film Archive with other resources. The short film explores the expectations and behaviours of young women whilst they grow into womanhood and develop their identity. The dialogue was taken from interviews with four mature women who retell their girlhood stories and experiences, showing the change in female stereotypes and behaviour. The film was created for East Anglian Film Archive mash-up competition 2019.
Experimental montage on female stereotypes
See below another project that combines archival footage and still imagery.
Ain't She Sweet combines old beauty commercials, music, and dialogue with contemporary imagery of beauty ads from magazines, creating an experimental montage on beauty. The main piece of music Ain’t She Sweet was by Eddie Cantor. The short film was created to experiment with editing techniques using archival footage.
Experimental montage on beauty.