Her Voice – Trailer

Her Voice: performed by Lisbeth Gruwez, written & directed by Silvia Defrance

Experimental Award at Porto Femme Festival, 2019.



“Her Voice” is a short experimental film where the role and the representation of female identity is addressed.


“Her Voice” offers an enigmatic stream of consciousness that resists conventional narrative expectations. In a certain way, the film echoes the #MeToo era, in which we live now. Somewhere between the desperate Boop-Oop-a-Doop’s of a vintage Betty Boop and the film experiments of Maya Deren. “Her Voice” reflects a woman’s subjectivity and her sometimes problematic relation to the external world.

Selections & Screenings

‘Spiritual Film Festival Contracorriente’, Bogotà, Colombia, July 23rd-28th, 2018.

EnCore: Dance on Film 2018, Decatur, Georgia, United States, May 25th, 2018.

Cefalù Film Festival, Sicily, June, 2018.

De Andere Film at Kinepolis, Bruges, Belgium, 26th of April 2018.

Shorts on Tap, London, UK, March 2018.

Confrontaties, exposition in the Bogardenkapel, Bruges, Belgium, Feb 2018.

Fincortex Festival Internacional de Cortometrajes Experimentales, Colombia, 27th Dec 2017.

Avvantura International Film Festival, Island of Vis, Croatia, Aug 27th 2017.

Social Machinery Festival, selected as a finalist, Pistoa, Italy, June, 2017.

Festival Visualizame Audiovisual & Mujer, selected as a finalist, Madrid, Sept, 2017.

Experiments In Cinema, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA, April 2017.

KASKcinema, Ghent, Belgium, March 2017.

Be Film Festival, Bozar, Brussels, Belgium, December 2016.

Premiere, Sphinx Cinema, Ghent, Belgium, November 2016.

Finalist: Small Axe Tolpuddle Radical Film Festival, Dorset, UK, July 2017.

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