On our Instagram or Facebook pages, we show only the best part of ourselves, the “beautiful” part of our lives. We hide in this fake. We are so immersed in the process of creating our ideal virtual personality that we forget about real life. We forget the simple truth that beauty is inside.
The film subtilely focuses on a social issue that has global reach: how we perceive and judge ourselves and the others in a world dominated by social media, which demands perfect beauty and instant gratification. Film’s Official Site: www.intimationsofimmortality.com ‘American Mirror: Intimations of Immortality’ was most awarded film at its premiere on October 21, 2018, at the 5th DOC LA Los Angeles Documentary Film Festival, garnering Best Innovative Film, Best Composer, Best Cinematography and Parajanov-Vartanov Award.
A jury presided over by two-time Academy award-winner Paul Haggis for Fabrique Du Cinema Awards (presented by Fabrique Du Cinema, the leading film magazine of Italy, bestowed on the film the Best International Documentary award in Rome, December 15th, 2018. Besides some others wins, the film has been a Melbourne Documentary Film Festival 2019 Official Selection and Finalist to the Supreme Jury Award, among other twenty official selections around the world in 2020. It has received the Audience Award of the 6th Ierapetra Documentary Film Festival, biggest documentary-only festival in Greece, as also the Michel Foucre Award for Best Directing.