How do you cope with being told your child has a handicap? The news hits you like a tidal wave, drains you of your blood. All your dreams shatter in the face of this tragedy that takes over your life. But, very quickly, these feelings give way to others. “In order to stay alive, I filmed what I experienced with my son every day and I toured with a dance troop a few days each month, over a period of two years. If I wanted to help my son, I also had to take care of myself”. In case of loss of pressure, air hostesses advise parents to put their own oxygen mask on first, then that of their children. Sarah Moon Howe uses a very personal language based on scattered elements, a mixture of family archives, images of day-to-day life, dream-like scenes, medical videos (camera connected to an electroencephalogram), etc.
Sarah Moon Howe, filmmaker and former striptease dancer. She earned degree in clinical psychology in 1998. In 2006-2008 was a dancer in choreography by Wim Vandekeybus (Nightshade – international tour).
Don't Tell to My Mother (2003), Hope (2003), In Case of Loss of Pressure (2009)