Takt Academy presents
Artists in residence:
Jean Claire Dy and Petra Lehmann
A short narrative film by Jean Claire Dy
Duration: 27 minutes plus panel discussion
Ligaya unwittingly unravels a wartime secret when filming her Ilonggo uncle’s past life in
Mindanao, Philippines during the tumultuous 1970s. Could this be why her family resists her marrying a Mindanaoan Muslim?
Australian writer Petra Lehmann will give an intoduction to her newest novel.
Be ready to dive into another time and color!
Petra Lehmann is an aspiring author presently writing an illustrated series of fantasy/fairytale novels for young adults set in pre-world war 2 Europe (indirectly it is Germany) and a magical place called Outlandia.
The protagonist is Annaliese Fantoccino, an 11 year old girl who suddenly finds herself on a quest with her companion Otto to save her father, a master puppeteer and storyteller. But in doing so, she learns her destiny is entwined with the land of her father’s stories. Incorporating elements of Norse and Germanic myths, my series aims to explore prejudice and fear of difference, exclusion and acceptance, individuality and conformity, personal growth, the value of imagination and indeed the underestimated power of children’s insights.
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