Life, You Think You Own It

Ellie Lobovits | USA | 2016 | 5 mins


Life, You Think You Own It is an ultra-short film exploring the poetry, life philosophy, and musings on mortality by the 93-year-old feminist poet Adrienne Wolfert.

Life, You Think You Own It was an official selection of the 2017 WVN Online Film Festival.

About the Filmmaker

Ellie Lobovits is an activist filmmaker and anthropologist who sees her work as one part art, one part social activism, one part cultural theory, and a million parts hybrid. Ellie’s work focuses on borderlands, the body, and feminist theory.

Ellie is also a photographer, farmer, and childbirth doula. She currently studies Visual Anthropology at San Francisco State University.

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My film explores mortality, creativity, and meaning through a poetry of a 93-year old woman poet named Adrienne Wolfert. The right to express, to be creative, is a crucial women’s right that is commonly – and historically – denied.

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